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Being in hospital yesterday means that I missed a day of #blogjune. So today, while resting I will share a yummy soup with you that I made the other day.  It is from the latest edition of the Donna Hay magazine, and also came with the Herald Sun Sunday Magazine.  I hope she doesn’t mind if I post it here.

Donna Hay’s Cauliflower Soup (via Brisbane Herald)

Cauliflower, potato and blue cheese soup

By Donna Hay
Serves 4

2 tablespoons olive oil
4 sprigs oregano
1 brown onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, crushed
900g cauliflower, trimmed and roughly chopped
250g potatoes, peeled and chopped
1.5 litres chicken stock
160g blue cheese
sea salt and cracked black pepper
1 cup single (pouring) cream

Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
Add the oregano sprigs and cook for 1-2 minutes or until crisp. Set aside.

Add the onion and garlic, and cook for 3-4 minutes or until golden. Add the cauliflower and potato and cook, stirring, for a further 2 minutes.
Add the stock, increase heat to high and bring to the boil.
Cook for 18-20 minutes or until potato and cauliflower is tender.
Add half the cheese, salt and pepper and, using a hand-held blender, process until smooth. Stir through the cream.
Top with the oregano and remaining cheese to serve.


Links of the Day (From Yesterday) With Apple announcing all their new products and releases yesterday, the majority of the blogs were filled with constant updates and analysis of their offerings.  This link from TechCrunch sums them all up: Apple Introduces iOS 6, Coming This Fall. Other cool links from yesterday include these from Mashable!: Tweepify Turns Your Twitter Activity Into a Person and 10 Fantastic Children’s Book Apps for iOS.


Links of the Day (From Today)
Following on today’s food theme here are 3 yummy sounding recipe links (of course I won’t be eating the beef stew, but it does sound delicious).  From Chef in Training: Caramel Marshmallow Popcorn, from Not Quite Nigella: Dark Chocolate and Red Wine Beef Stew, and from Citrus and Candy: Brown Butter Banana Muffins.