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Crema de almendras (Cream of almond soup)
« on: June 11, 2012, 09:21:56 am »
Name of Recipe:  Crema de almendras (Cream of almond soup) not tested

Serves:  6

200g almonds

For the sofrito
200g leeks (white part only)
1 clove garlic
70g butter
30g extra virgin olive oil

For the rest
1 litre chicken stock
300g single cream
100g water
The juice of half a lemon

Tip the almonds into a very dry  *: 10 seconds / Speed 6
Tip them into a bowl and reserve
Next, put all of the sofrito ingredients into the  *: 5 seconds / Speed 5, then 2 minutes / Temp. Varoma / Speed 1, [scrape down the  *: and lid] then 8 minutes / Temp. Varoma / Speed 1
Add the stock and the almonds 1 minute / Speed 7.
Add the salt, pepper and nutmeg 20 minutes / 100 / Speed 3.
Add the cream, the 100g water and the lemon juice 7 minutes / 90 / Speed 3
Check seasoning (you can add a little more water if you like)

Origin:  This is a translation of a recipe in Thermomix TM31 Imprescindible para tu cocina which is the book supplied with Spanish TMXs.
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