Dunes of time

Recipe from: 11/1/1996 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 25
Servings 6
Time

Ingredients

  • WATERCRESS SOUP
  • 45
    g
    butter
  • 1
    small onion, chopped
  • 1
    potato, peeled and diced
  • 2
    bunches watercress
  • 500
    ml
    vegetable stock
  • salt and cayenne pepper to taste
  • 125
    ml
    cream
  • POTATOES
  • 6
    small potatoes, baked with skins on
  • 50
    g
    butter
  • seasoning
  • 6
    small fresh oyster mushrooms, fried in butter
  • 15
    ml
    olive oil
  • sour cream
  • black caviar
  • GARNISH
  • 12
    slices tomato
  • 100
    g
    feta cheese
  • 12
    slices cucumber
  • watercress
  • PHYLLO BOWS
  • 2
    sheets phyllo pastry
  • 50
    ml
    melted butter
  • watercress for garnishing
 

Method

 
SOUP 1. Heat the butter and sauté the onion until soft. Add the potato and toss. Add the watercress, vegetable stock and seasoning; bring to the boil, turn down to low and simmer covered until the potatoes are cooked. 2. Process in liquidiser and return to saucepan. Thin down with cream to desired consistency. Season and heat through when ready to serve. POTATOES 3. Scoop out the potatoes and mash with butter and seasoning. Spoon back into the shells. 4. Fry the mushrooms in the olive oil and place on warmed plates. Place potatoes on mushrooms and spoon a dollop of sour cream onto each. Top with a spoonful of caviar. GARNISH 5. Place a slice of tomato on each plate alongside the potato and layer cucumber and feta on top. Repeat this process once to form another layer. Dress with a little olive oil. PHYLLO BOWS 6. Brush the two layers of pastry with the melted butter. Place one on top of the other. 7.Cut the sheets into small rectangles, place on a greased baking sheet and bake at 180ºC until browned. 8. Pour soup into warmed coffee cups and place on the serving plate. Garnish each with a phyllo bow and sprig of watercress. Serves 6.
 

Read more on: starch
 

You might also Like

NEXT ON FOOD24X

Frozen Tiramisu

2017-12-13 10:48
 
 

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
 
 
 
 
 
 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.