Potato and onion soup

I just made a lovely pan of soup for lunch and it was so delicious I thought I better blog it fast whilst i remember what I did!

  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 6 shallots, chopped
  • 4 fat cloves garlic, chopped roughly
  • 4 medium sized potatoes, peeled and chopped into 1cm cubes
  • 1.5 pints vegetable stock
  • 1 glass white wine
  • dollop of cream/soya cream
  • salt
  • white pepper
  • 1.5 oz italian hard cheese/vegan equivalent, finely grated
  • chives
  • rapeseed oil
  1. Slowly soften the onion, shallots and garlic in the oil, in a large saucepan. You don’t want them to colour at this is a pale soup.
  2. Add the potatoes, wine and stock. Season with salt and a little white pepper.
  3. Bring to the boil and simmer until the potatoes are tender.
  4. Turn out the heat, and blitz until smooth.
  5. Add the cream. Taste and adjust seasoning.
  6. Add the cheese and stir to dissolve.
  7. Serve in your favourite soup bowl with some freshly snipped chives on top.