Celery and Stilton Soup

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Appears in
British Seasonal Food

By Mark Hix

Published 2008

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Celery and Stilton are familiar cheeseboard partners, but they also marry brilliantly in a soup. Serve this with some good, crusty bread.


  • 1 small leafy head of celery
  • a good knob of butter
  • 1 small


Separate the leaves from the celery stalks, wash and pat dry, then set the leaves aside. Roughly chop the stalks.

Heat the butter in a medium saucepan. Add the onion and celery, cover and cook gently for 3-4 minutes to soften, stirring occasionally. Add the stock, season lightly and bring to a simmer. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Now add all but a handful of the celery leaves and si