Another winter warmer today from my Mum’s recipe book… and it is a family favourite!
Lamb & Barley Broth
Now, Mum’s soup recipes can be slightly confusing because she wrote her soup recipes in “lots”. Let me try to explain it for you: Basically, before cooking you shove your vegetables into a food processor and blitz it up with an amount of water. Each processor full is one lot. So when she says “two LOTS of onion”, you put one LARGE onion into the food processor then pour water in until you reach the 1+1/2 pint water marker – and that is one lot. Do that again, and you have 2 lots. For the celery, you just put in however much you want and again, fill the water up to the 1+1/2pint mark and blitz it, and that is one lot… does this make sense? No? That’s okay – I have been married to my husband for 8 years and he still doesn’t understand how it can work in a recipe.
Anyway, here you go…