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Melon Soup

This is an amazing light cream soup made with melon, veal broth, sherry and spices. Unusual sweet and hearty meal, perfect for a special occasion!

For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 melon
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 pint veal stock
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 tbsp cream
  • 1 tbsp pepper -
  • 2 tbsp Sherry
  • 1 tbsp parsley


Peel the melon and remove the seeds. Cut in to medium cube sized pieces.

Melt the butter in a pan and fry melon pieces for 5-6 min. Add veal stock, salt and pepper and cook for another 10 min.

Once the melon is soft and tender filter the soup and separate the melon chunks. Make sure to filter them well! Boil the soup again on low heat.

Add cream and egg yokes. Simmer for 5-8 min.

Keep in fridge to chill. Serve cold.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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