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The Return of Cream of Mushroom~!

Posted on Feb 15, 2013 by in Food, Photography | 0 comments

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After yesterday’s failure in cooking up a nice pot of cream of mushroom, I revisited the recipe today again! (*´へ`*)”

Following the recipe I posted yesterday, here’s the edited version of what I did today to make it a success following The Little Teochew’s instructions! YAY! ✿“ヽ(´︶`*)ノ”✿

Cream of Mushroom Soup (Revisited)
Serves 4
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Ingredients
  1. 2 tbsp butter
  2. 1 brown onion, finely chopped
  3. 500g mixed variety of mushrooms
  4. 3 cups milk
  5. 1/4 cup pouring cream
  6. Salt
  7. Black pepper
Instructions - With Food Processor
  1. Using a food processor, chop up the mushrooms in batches until the mushrooms are in puree.
  2. Heat a large saucepan over high heat.
  3. Add butter and onion into the saucepan and sweat the onions in low heat, covering the saucepan as you do so.
  4. Add the chopped mushrooms into the saucepan and cook until the onions are softened and liquid from the mushrooms is almost gone.
  5. Add milk and bring the saucepan to boil. Then add cream, salt and black pepper.
  6. Ladle into the bowl and top with some black pepper and you’re ready to serve~!
Adapted from The Little Teochew
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For the ingredients this time, I used a mixed variety of mushrooms – portobello, white button mushrooms and brown button mushrooms. And I also changed the disastrous HL milk to our favourite Meiji Low-Fat milk. And once again, I can’t find single or pouring cream and after some researching online, someone mentioned Nestle Cream. Changing upon it in Fairprice, I decided to give it a try instead of trying to use half-and-half, a substitute (maybe?) for single cream.

Of ‘cos this time the preparation was totally different. I chopped/blended the mushrooms to almost a puree form following The Little Teochew’s advice to use the food processor to chop the mushrooms up in 3 batches. Also during the sweating of the onions, I have let the sweating process took place for about 10 minutes with the saucepan covered. Once in a while I will open to stir the onions so as not to let the onion caramelise. Remember to do this in LOW HEAT.

After tweaking all the above-mentioned steps, everything was perfect! And we each had a nice bowl of cream of mushroom with black pepper chicken fillet, marinated the same way as the black pepper chicken wings but this time using my food processor to grind peppercorns instead! ♪ ♬ ヾ(´︶`♡)ノ ♬ ♪

Happy us enjoying our home-made Western meal~! Absolutely love my cream of mushroom now. Finished my own bowl of soup. Haha! (ت)♪

Black Pepper Chicken Fillet and Cream of Mushroom

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