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Green pea and ham soup from A Girl and Her Pig: Recipes and Stories by April Bloomfield

  • bay leaves
  • carrots
  • celery
  • crème fraîche
  • mint
  • Spanish onions
  • frozen peas
  • smoked ham hocks
  • Maldon salt

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  • e_ballad on September 24, 2017

    Before embarking: this takes 5-6 HOURS to prepare. Yep. Also, the saltiness of your stock from your ham hock is what you're stuck with - mine were very salty, so to avoid diluting the flavour, I had to resort to the old raw potato trick. It was very nice, but for all the effort spent, I'll be going to other pea & ham soup recipes.

  • wcassity on January 10, 2015

    A big success. Really delicious and satisfying. I made the broth in the slow cooker with the bone and a few chunks of the meat left over from our Christmas ham. It then took just 30 min or so to come together when I got home.

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