Glad Sunday all, properly the climate right here within the North East has returned to moist windy and chilly so right here is my recipe to heat the center and soul … a easy to dish however all the time appears to be like nice both as a starter or lunch time meal
White Onion Soup with Vine tomatoes, Chorizo and chorizo oil.
1 knob butter
2 white onions, roughly diced
1 clove garlic, sliced
1 tsp thyme, leaves solely
225 ml hen inventory, plus extra if wanted
100ml white wine
1 tbsp double cream
Few chunks cooking chorizo, pores and skin eliminated
olive oil, for frying
three to Four vine tomatoes sliced
Salt and black pepper
Set oven at 130 to 140c place the sliced tomatoes on a tray with parchment paper and bake within the oven for no less than three hours, turning as soon as till they’ve grow to be virtually dried out, this intensifies the flavour.
Warmth the butter in a pan and add the onions, garlic and thyme leaves. Fry gently till the onions are softened however not colored.
This step is vital as you need the soup to stay as white as doable.
Add the white wine till lowered by half.
Add the inventory and cream, carry to the boil and cook dinner for 4-5 minutes.
Take away from the warmth and liquidise and season with salt and pepper.
Break the chorizo into irregular chunks and fry with somewhat olive oil to warmth via.
Don’t be tempted to substitute with pre-cooked chorizo.
Serve the soup, including the tomatoes and chorizo, after which drizzle among the chorizo oil and a sprig of thyme
Served with some crusty bread …. scrumptious