Wild Watercress & Wild Garlic Soup

Prep Time: 5 mins Cooking Time: 5 mins Serves: 4 people
The wild flavours of these foraged ingredients will put some Spring in your step! You only need look at the colour to know how healthy and flavoursome it is.
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300g watercress trimmed off the big stalk (little stalks are fine)*

1 litre of water

Small bunch of wild garlic – about 50g, saving the flowers for garnish

2 discs of Willie’s Chocolate Stock

Seasoning: pinch of sea salt, a grating of nutmeg and black pepper


*never eat raw wild watercress if animals are nearby as it might contain liver fluke


Liquidiser and saucepan


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  • Warm the water to just above hand temperature, enough to melt the cacao.
  • Put all the ingredients apart from the seasonings in the liquidiser, blend until smooth.
  • Place in the saucepan and bring to simmering point. * Don’t boil or it will spoil the colour.
  • Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg to taste.
  • Pour into a bowl, garnish with garlic flower and eat with crusty bread

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