Aromatic Potato, Pea & Mint Soup with Garlic Toasts

A beautiful soup recipe exploding with the beautiful flavours of garam masala blending in with the thick consistency born out of mixing rooster potatoes and peas and mint. This recipe is served best with a slice of French bread flavoured with garlic. 

Prep in:
5 mins
Cook in:
15 mins
Serves:
4

Ingredients

250g Rooster potatoes, peeled and cubed

400g petits pois

1 onion, sliced

1l vegetable stock

1 small bunch of mint leaves

2tbsp garam masala plus extra to serve

8 slices of French bread

Rapeseed oil

Salt, pepper and chilli flakes

1 bunch coriander

Method

Heat a saucepan with a little oil and gently cook the onions until soft and translucent and starting to caramelise a little. Stir in the garam masala

Add the potatoes and stock, then bring to the boil. Simmer for ten minutes then add the peas, coriander and mint leaves, leaving a few for the garnish. Return to the boil then blend carefully until smooth.

Toast the bread then rub with a little garlic, sprinkle with garam masala and serve with the soup garnished with a little more garam masala, some chilli flakes a few drops of oil and some mint leaves.

 

Aromatic Potato, Pea & Mint Soup with Garlic Toasts

A beautiful soup recipe exploding with the beautiful flavours of garam masala blending in with the thick consistency born out of mixing rooster potatoes and peas and mint. This recipe is served best with a slice of French bread flavoured with garlic. 

Prep in:
5 mins
Cook in:
15 mins
Serves:
4

Ingredients

250g Rooster potatoes, peeled and cubed

400g petits pois

1 onion, sliced

1l vegetable stock

1 small bunch of mint leaves

2tbsp garam masala plus extra to serve

8 slices of French bread

Rapeseed oil

Salt, pepper and chilli flakes

1 bunch coriander

Method

Heat a saucepan with a little oil and gently cook the onions until soft and translucent and starting to caramelise a little. Stir in the garam masala

Add the potatoes and stock, then bring to the boil. Simmer for ten minutes then add the peas, coriander and mint leaves, leaving a few for the garnish. Return to the boil then blend carefully until smooth.

Toast the bread then rub with a little garlic, sprinkle with garam masala and serve with the soup garnished with a little more garam masala, some chilli flakes a few drops of oil and some mint leaves.

 

Aromatic Potato, Pea & Mint Soup with Garlic Toasts

A beautiful soup recipe exploding with the beautiful flavours of garam masala blending in with the thick consistency born out of mixing rooster potatoes and peas and mint. This recipe is served best with a slice of French bread flavoured with garlic. 

Prep in:
5 mins
Cook in:
15 mins
Serves:
4

Ingredients

250g Rooster potatoes, peeled and cubed

400g petits pois

1 onion, sliced

1l vegetable stock

1 small bunch of mint leaves

2tbsp garam masala plus extra to serve

8 slices of French bread

Rapeseed oil

Salt, pepper and chilli flakes

1 bunch coriander

Method

Heat a saucepan with a little oil and gently cook the onions until soft and translucent and starting to caramelise a little. Stir in the garam masala

Add the potatoes and stock, then bring to the boil. Simmer for ten minutes then add the peas, coriander and mint leaves, leaving a few for the garnish. Return to the boil then blend carefully until smooth.

Toast the bread then rub with a little garlic, sprinkle with garam masala and serve with the soup garnished with a little more garam masala, some chilli flakes a few drops of oil and some mint leaves.

 

Aromatic Potato, Pea & Mint Soup with Garlic Toasts

A beautiful soup recipe exploding with the beautiful flavours of garam masala blending in with the thick consistency born out of mixing rooster potatoes and peas and mint. This recipe is served best with a slice of French bread flavoured with garlic. 

Prep in:
5 mins
Cook in:
15 mins
Serves:
4

Ingredients

250g Rooster potatoes, peeled and cubed

400g petits pois

1 onion, sliced

1l vegetable stock

1 small bunch of mint leaves

2tbsp garam masala plus extra to serve

8 slices of French bread

Rapeseed oil

Salt, pepper and chilli flakes

1 bunch coriander

Method

Heat a saucepan with a little oil and gently cook the onions until soft and translucent and starting to caramelise a little. Stir in the garam masala

Add the potatoes and stock, then bring to the boil. Simmer for ten minutes then add the peas, coriander and mint leaves, leaving a few for the garnish. Return to the boil then blend carefully until smooth.

Toast the bread then rub with a little garlic, sprinkle with garam masala and serve with the soup garnished with a little more garam masala, some chilli flakes a few drops of oil and some mint leaves.

 

Oatmeal crusted organic salmon with potato cakes and herb sauce

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Serves 4
For the Salmon
Ingredients:
  • 100 gr/ 3.5 oz Flahavans Organic Porridge Oats
  • 4 tbsp flour
  • 2 egg whites
  • 4 * 170 gr /6 oz Clare Island organic salmon fillet
Method:
  1. Dust the salmon with flour and remove excess, then dip in the egg white and finally in the oatmeal.
  2. Dust off any excess oatmeal while you prepare the potato cakes and sauce. Place in fridge
Potato Cake
Ingredients:
  • 300 gr /10 oz cooked potato
  • 30 gr / 1 oz parsley
  • 10 gr/ 0.5 oz tarragon
  • 1 banana shallot*, peeled
  • Salt and pepper
Method:
  1. Pick and wash the parsley and tarragon and chop finely
  2. Finely chop the shallot and to the potato with the herbs, season with salt and pepper and crush with a fork. Place into metal ring moulds to shape and then place in fridge to firm up
* banana shallots are the long bulb varieties of shallots or onions
Herb Sauce
Ingredients:
  • 1 tsp capers
  • 1 tsp gherkins
  • 4 anchovies
  • 1 banana shallot, sliced
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 bunch flat leaf parsley
  • ½ bunch tarragon
  • ½ bunch basil
  • 200 ml/ 6 fl oz olive oil
  • Lemon juice to taste
Method:
  1. Pick, wash and dry the herbs
  2. Place the capers, mustard, gherkins, shallot and mustard in the liquidizer. Turn on the machine and blitz for one minute
  3. Add the herbs and turn machine on again, slowly adding the oil. Add the lemon juice and a pinch of salt if required
To Serve:
Fry the potato cakes in a little olive oil and clarified butter until golden brown on each side. Place in oven to keep warm. Season the salmon with a little salt and cook in the same pan about 3 minutes each side until nicely coloured.

Place the potato cakes in the middle of each plate and put a piece of salmon next to it. Drizzle the herb sauce around the plate and serve with some creamed spinach if required.

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