Wild mushroom soup

Wild mushroom soup

Use a mixture of wild mushrooms to make this luxurious soup really special.


For the garnish

Preparation method

  1. Sweat the shallots in the butter with a pinch of salt for 3 minutes. Do not let them colour.

  2. Add the mushrooms and continue to sweat for 5 minutes.

  3. Now add the water and chicken stock (replace the chicken stock with water for vegetarians).

  4. Bring to the boil and reduce to a simmer. Cook out for 20 minutes.

  5. sauté the garnish mushrooms and hazelnuts in butter while the soup is simmering.

  6. After 20 minutes, pour the soup into a liquidiser and blend until smooth. Place in a saucepan and using a hand blender whisk in the remaining butter. Correct the seasoning and serve garnished with the sautéed mushrooms and hazelnuts.

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