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(Asparagus Soup I)

Artichoke (Jerusalem) Soup
"A White Soup"

Time: 1 hour

Sufficient for 8 persons.

  1. 3 slices of lean bacon or ham
  2. 1/2 a head of celery
  3. 1 turnip
  4. 1 onion
  5. 3 oz. of butter
  6. 4 lbs. of artichokes
  7. 1 pint of boiling milk, or 1/2 pint of boiling cream
  8. salt to taste
  9. cayenne to taste
  10. 2 lumps of sugar
  11. 2-1/2 quarts of white stock
  12. bread
  13. butter

  1. Put the bacon and vegetables, which should be cut into thin slices, into the stewpan with the butter
  2. Braise these for 1/4 of an hour, keeping them well stirred
  3. Wash and pare the artichokes, and after cutting them into thin slices, add them, with a pint of stock, to the other ingredients
  4. When these have gently stewed down to a smooth pulp, put in the remainder of the stock
  5. Stir it well, adding the seasoning
  6. When it has simmered for five minutes, pass it through a strainer
  7. Now pour it back into the stewpan, let it again simmer five minutes, taking care to skim it well
  8. Stir it to the boiling milk or cream
  9. Serve with small sippets of bread fried in /li>

Source: The Book of Household Management by Isabella Beeton (1859)

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