Thursday, 2 August 2012

First Time....

Posie from Posie Patchwork has set a challenge regarding first times in cooking or cooking something you haven't made for a while. I am entering my pea and ham soup cooked in a slow cooker. I haven't made this soup for many many years and never in the slow cooker. To add to the challenge was the fact that the electricity was turned off for 4 hours. Scheduled but on this particular day was forgotten. Not to worry. The soup cooked up very,nicely and, because heaps was made, has only just finished being eaten some 3 days,later. A client of mine, a gorgeous man in 80's, gave me the recipe which included using a ham bone rather than a trotter. I think it made a difference to the taste in the end. It was delicious! Here it is from start to yummy finish!








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Ciao for now


Just Martha


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4 comments:

  1. Looking lovely Martha looking very mmmmm!

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  2. Just fantasist, that's the spirit!! I just read in the latest Donna Hay children's issue, her sister Karen wished she had their mother's Pea & Ham soup recipe written down, as there is 'no formal recipe' & she's never been able to replicate it. I grew up with my mother's insanely good version, another recipe which has been lost to her Alzheimers. Just loving your old-man-version with the ham bone - when i read your story, i thought he had given you the recipe WITH an actual ham bone too!! Tee hee, love Posie

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  3. Martha, thankyou so much for your lovely words yesterday, they warmed my heart and lifted my soul, I am very grateful for blogger friends like you your kind heart is an inspiration thankyou xx

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  4. Yummo! Looks gorgeous. I have never used a slow cooker before. xx

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