Leek, Potato, and Pea Soup


Soups have always been one of my specialties. I started making them as a child impressed by the little effort they required and the delicious reward they provided. There is something so comforting about knowing that by simmering a couple of fresh and simple ingredients, you will have a pot to provide warmth on a cold winter’s evening. This is, indeed, one of those soups that feeds the soul in such a way. Hearty leeks, sweet shallots, and creamy peas make for big and steamy bowls of yum. The consistency is creamy, thick, and rich without actually containing any cream. Freshen up the flavors by adding fresh herbs right before blending. Also, feel free to thin down or thicken the soup to your liking by adding more or less stock.


5 tablespoons olive oil
2 leeks/500 gr./4 cups, white and green parts only, roughly chopped
4 shallots or 1 large onion…

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