Getting ready for the winter months? Why not start off the season with a nourishing and comforting bowl of chestnut soup? Not only is this dish delicious, but it's also incredibly easy to make. From roasting and peeling to pureeing and simmering, we'll give you detailed instructions on how to make a rich and creamy bowl of homemade chestnut soup that will have all your friends asking for seconds. So get out your pots, pans, spices, and don't forget the fresh chestnuts – let's get started!
Bring a pot of salted water to a boil and cook the chestnuts until tender.
- Add the stock, chestnuts and turnip and bring to a boil. Simmer for 30 minutes.
- Puree the soup with a blender/stick blender/food processor.
- Whisk the cream to form soft peaks and reserve one-quarter to serve, then blend the remaining into the soup. Serve hot with a dollop of cream.