1 pounds artichokes
1 small onion
2 cups milk
2 cups chicken or mixed vegetable stock
1 tablespoon white vinegar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
6 white peppercorns
Salt to taste
- Peel the artichokes and lay
them in vinegar and water for an
hour; this will make them a good colour. Mix up half of the
with the stock, add onions, and peppercorns and boil the artichokes in
this for an hour.
- Puree cooked artichokes and
onion with a food mill or rub through
a hair sieve with a wooden spoon. Stir
the rest of the milk and some salt, pour back into the saucepan and
- Taste and adjust seasoning and
with garlic bread or toast.
TIP: If the artichokes do not
thicken the soup sufficiently, sprinkle
in a little sago or semolina when it is returned to the saucepan.
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