creamy garlic and potato soup..
2-3 tbsp vegetable oil
green garlic (spring garlic)/6 stalks (use green parts as well) - chopped finely
spring onion/3 stalks (use green parts as well) - chopped finely
one medium red onion - diced finely
5 small potatoes
one bay leave
few pinches of grated nutmeg
about 200 ml milk
about 1 l water
salt and white pepper to taste
fresh thyme for sprinkling
Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook garlic and onions stirring often, until soft but not browned, about 8 minutes. Season with salt. Add cinnamon stick, nutmeg and bay leave and cook for another 3-5 minutes. Add milk, water and sliced potatoes, bring everything to boil and cook for about 35-40 minutes until potatoes are soft. Pulse everything in a food processor until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.
..and sea bass fillets with lemon-pickled red onion
sea bass fillets
one medium red onion, halved through root end, thinly sliced
lemon, zest and juice
Preheat the oven to 200C. Place fillets in a shallow oven dish and season with salt, pepper and olive oil. Cover with the foil and bake for 15-20 minutes (depending on the size of the fillets).
Combine onions and lemon juice in a bowl. Season with salt, toss and let sit at least 30 minutes. Drain onion before serving and toss with thyme and capers.
What did you eat for lunch today?