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Broccoli, Stilton and pear soup

Wonderfully rich and creamy, this soup has been taken from Gordon Ramsay’s book “Cooking for friends”. Only one change:I found necessary to cook the pears for longer than suggested (1-2 minutes each side.) As he says, here’s a soup that’s perfect foe entertaining, both for its elegance and for its ease of preparation. The soup can be prepared a day in advance, ready to reheat……So, why not?  

Pumpkin, lemon and amaretti soup

Seasonal vegetables, a blender and a handful of minutes are the ingredients to make greedy creams and veloutés. Healthy, tasty and savory, soups offer a bit of warmth and color in cold winter evenings. Herbs, toasted bread and fantasy are the finishing matter to enjoy the best of these traditional dishes, turning them into delicious topical preparations.

Cold cream of zucchini soup

The desire for a short holiday with friends finds satisfaction in fresh and tasty food. The vegetable soups are ideal for a funny lunch with friends, or for a picnic (to be stored in the icebox). Soups are great to be tasted cold, especially if made the day before. Here a cold, easy and tasty creamy zucchini soup. Cold cream of zucchini soup (serves 4) 1.32 pound (600 gr.) zucchini 1 potato about 10.5 ounces (300 gr.) 1 shallot 4 cups ( 800 ml.) veggie broth ¼ cup (50 ml.) white wine ½ cup (115 ml.) heavy cream 5 twigs fresh oregano Wash, trim zucchini, wash, peel potato and dice vegetables. Peel and finely chop shallot. In large saucepan, let it burnish with oil and wine and cook gently for about 5 minutes. Add the vegetables, cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Salt, add the fresh oregano leaves, washed and chopped (setting aside a few to garnish), pour the broth and bring to boil. Lower the heat and simmer gently, stirring occasionally, for about 30 …