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Broccoli and Stilton Soup


  • 1 shallot
  • 1 broccoli
  • 100g of Stilton
  • 500ml of chicken stock
  • 100ml of double cream
  • 50g of butter
  • salt
  • pepper


  1. Slice the shallot and sweat down in the butter. Season with salt.
  2. Remove the florets from the stalk of broccoli and chop into very small pieces.
  3. Add the chicken stock to the shallots and bring to a rapid boil. Add the broccoli and cook until the broccoli has softened. Add the Stilton and the cream.
  4. Return to the boil then transfer to a blender and blitz until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Serve with crusty bread and a few extra chunks of cheese.
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Born in Russia and raised in NYC, I moved to Paris to pursue my gastronomic dreams as well as to meet the city’s most renowned chefs.