Advent giveaway: my mushroom soup recipe

I realised with horror that I haven’t actually posted anything for a lot longer than I thought… so I’m going to make up for it with a series of give-aways over the next few weeks leading up to Christmas.

First up, my favourite home-made soup recipe (nothing to do with books, research or translation, except that I often make it to take into work for lunch); next week: a new short story in translation! and I might even work up to a book give-away… watch this space.

Mushroom soup

Mushroom soup
This recipe is loosely based on a recipe I was once told by the chef at the Corporation Arms, Longridge, where I worked while I was studying. The measurements are only approximate (and are mixed imperial/metric) because this is the first time in nearly 20 years of cooking it that I’ve written it down rather than just following it in my head! Continue reading