Potato Soup (translated from La cuisine au thé)
Recipe Type: Appetiser or Entree
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Serves: 4
  • Olive oil
  • 1 onion
  • 4 potatoes
  • 4 slices of uncured bacon
  • ½ cup of cream
  • 3 tsp of Thé du Tigre
  1. Cut the onion in large pieces. Brown it in olive oil in a medium-sized pot.
  2. Chop the potatoes and add to the pot. Sprinkle tea into the pot as well.
  3. Add water to the pot, just above the level of the potatoes.
  4. While potatoes are cooking, prepare the bacon by frying it until crispy in a pan. Once cooked, set the bacon aside on a plate lined with paper towel.
  5. Cook the potatoes until soft. Mash them, then pass the mixture through a fine mesh strainer or chinois.
  6. Return the strained soup to the pot. Add cream, reserving a small about for decoration.
  7. Season the soup with salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Add a slice of bacon or crumbled bacon to the bottom of each soup bowl, then fill with soup.
Recipe by Honest Cooking by Mercato Fabbrica at https://honestcooking.com/cooking-with-tea-a-lesson-from-le-palais-des-thes/