Split pea soup recipe

Split pea soup recipe

350 g dried split green peas

2 medium carrots, diced

3 celery stalks, diced

1 medium onion, diced

6 strips of fatty bacon, diced or ham hock or any smoked pork meat (ask your butcher)

2 cloves of garlic

8 cups chicken stock or water

2 ml white pepper

Thyme, bay leaves

Salt to taste

 

Slowly cook the bacon until crispy and flavourful. Remove from saucepan and add the onion, carrot and celery and cook over low heat until the onions are sweet and translucent. Add bacon and rest of ingredients to the cooked vegetables and cook the peas until soft. You can add all the ingredients to the slow cooker and cook it on low for 5 – 6 hours or on high for 3-4 hours until peas are soft. Season to taste again with white pepper and salt once cooked.

Home made almond butter

Home made almond butter

Handy kitchen tools cont.: Stainless steel strainer with handle

Handy kitchen tools cont.: Stainless steel strainer with handle