|stock — vegetable or chicken
|sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
|bread — French, sliced and toasted
|gruyère cheese — grated
|fresh thyme — to garnish
Peel the potatoes and cut into cubes. Place in a pot and cover with the stock, bring to a simmer and simmer until the potatoes are almost crumbly and completely broken up.
Remove from heat; blitz with a handheld blender until smooth. Add the cream and return to heat, bring to a gentle simmer and cook for 5 min. Season.
For the croutons:
Preheat the oven grill.
Sprinkle cheese onto the toast and grill until melted.
Ladle soup into preheated bowls and serve topped with croutons and fresh thyme.
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