Bring back to boil and simmer for a few more minutes until tips soft. I like to serve the quiche and soup together – it’s a wonderful meal. Gently fry the onions, celery and leeks for around 10 minutes, until soft, without browning. Roll out the pastry between the sheets of greaseproof, then line a 25cm loose-bottomed tart tin with the pastry, easing and pushing it carefully into the sides and letting the pastry scruffily hang right over the sides (this will stop it shrinking). https://14monthsto50.wordpress.com/2010/04/17/jamies-yummy-asparagus-s… Super-creamy and rich (but mellower in flavour than many other blues) Stichelton is wonderful crumbled in a salad and melts beautifully grilled on a slice of sourdough. Bake for 40 minutes, or until beautifully golden. Add chopped asparagus stalks and stock and simmer for 20 minutes with lid on. Place between two large sheets of greaseproof paper, flatten to 1.5cm thick and chill in the fridge for 30 minutes. Get a large soup pot and add olive oil. EASY SWAPS: Support our British cheeses – swap Stichelton into this recipe in place of the mature Cheddar cheese. Pour in the stock, bring to the boil, then simmer for 15 minutes. It isn't included in this recipe. Nice soup for cold a spring.Hubby liked it with grilled cheese sandwiches. With this recipe, it has a poached egg and ciabatta bread for a topping but it can be omitted. I fixed it by adding veggie bouillion (salty). Perhaps it's my fault for forgetting the celery or using no-sodium turkey broth or old thyme because snow's covering my thyme plants. This makes the soup taste great. Whiz with a stick blender until smooth, pass through a sieve, then season to taste with salt and black pepper. Chop and add the reserved asparagus tips, then stir into the egg mixture and tip into the tart case. Make a well in the middle, crack in one of the eggs, add 2 tablespoons of cold water, then mix, pat and bring together. https://recipes.sparkpeople.com/recipe-detail.asp?recipe=518147 asparagus, olive oil, white onions, leeks, celery, chicken stock, black pepper. Chop the tips off of the asparagus and set aside. https://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/asparagus-recipes/asparagus-quiche-soup I also omitted the sea salt as my husband has high blood pressure. I add portabello mushrooms to the gentle fry. I found this unexpectedly bland despite the leeks and onions. Peel, roughly chop and add the potatoes and onions and strip in half the thyme leaves, and cook for 15 minutes, or until lightly golden, stirring regularly. Please enable functionality cookies to use this feature, Please enable targetting cookies to show this banner, Cooking Buddies: Kitchen hacks with Buddy, 125 g plain flour, 125 g wholemeal flour, 125 g unsalted butter , (cold), 7 large free-range eggs, 1 kg asparagus, 2 large potatoes, 2 onions, ½ a bunch of fresh thyme , (15g), 1.5 litres organic vegetable stock, 150 g ricotta cheese, 150 g mature Cheddar cheese.