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                                                                  Leek and potato soup is a classic British recipe, it is a winter favourite when served warm, and cold, is perfect for summer. Leek and potato soup is also known as Vichyssoise, and is believed to have originated in France though there are many other claims on the origin. Wherever it comes from, it is delicious, easy and cheap to make.

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                                                                  • Yes No 8 leek
                                                                  • Yes No 2 stick celery
                                                                  • Yes No 50 2oz gram butter
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tbsp light and mild olive oil
                                                                  • Yes No 1 large baking potato
                                                                  • Yes No 1.5 3 pint liter 3 pt litres vegetable stock
                                                                  • Yes No ¼ 150ml pint single cream
                                                                  • Yes No salt and pepper
                                                                  • Serves 6 Gently sweat the shredded leek and celery in the butter and olive oil for 5 minutes to soften. Add the diced potato and stock. Bring to a gentle simmer. Cover and cook for 30 minutes. Whiz in batches in a food processor with the single cream and seasonings to a coarse consistency. Top with strips of cooked leek and serve with warm crusty granary bread. Based on a recipe from British Leeks.
                                                                  Cuisine:YesNobritish
                                                                  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
                                                                  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
                                                                  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
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