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Courgette Soup

This is a surprisingly creamy, pleasantly unctuous soup. A perfect way to use an excess amount of summer courgettes and one of the simplest soups you could ever wish to make. Since courgettes, on their own, can taste rather bland it is important to consider how you are going to give this soup a savoury punch. The most effective way is to use a good animal fat – either butter, goose fat or lard with some olive oil to loosen the fat and a chicken or veal stock. If you don’t have any stock to hand consider adding anchovies or olives as alternatives. Ingredients Courgettes, onion, stock, soured cream, salt & pepper Directions Fry the onions on a medium heat in some butter or goose fat. Add some olive oil if the onions are beginning to stick to the pan. The animal fats will add a desirable flavour to the final soup, whilst the olive oil will add texture. When the onions are tender and translucent add the sliced courgettes. Leave to fry for a …