Cream of potato soup

For 4 people you need

8 oz. peeled potatoes
1 large onion
bay leaf
1 pint white stock OR water
1 oz. butter
1 oz. flour
1/2 pint milk
little cream OR evaporated milk
little extra butter (optional)

To garnish

cayenne pepper watercress

  1. Simmer the potatoes and onion with seasoning
    and bay leaf in the stock until soft.
  2. Rub through a sieve.
  3. Make a white sauce of the butter, flour and milk, and add the potato puree.
    stir in the cream, and a little extra butter if wished.
  4. Season well and garnish with cayenne pepper and chopped watercress.
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