Monday, 9 April 2012

How to make Oyster Mushroom Soup

For making soup you need the following items:

  • 1 onion
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 celery heart 
  • 4 cloves garlic   
  • 4 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
  • 300g of oyster mushrooms
  • 3-4 reconstituted dried porcini
  • 2 litres of chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 sprig of fresh sage
  • 1 handful of chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper 
  • agrated parmesan and bread, to serve
How to cook it:

In a food processor, whizz peeled onion and carrot, a trimmed celery heart and 4 cloves of garlic. Cut larger vegetables into smaller pieces before processing. Pulse until they are finely chopped.
Heat 4 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil in a pot and add the vegetables, frying and stirring for 6-8 minutes. Add 300g of oyster mushrooms and 3 or 4 reconstituted dried porcini. Stir while cooking for another 5 minutes.
Add 2 litres of chicken or vegetable stock, a bay leaf, a sprig of fresh sage and a handful of chopped parsley. Bring to the boil and simmer for 30 minutes.

 Serve with whatever you like.

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