La Soupe aux Petits Pois et à l’Oseille

Sorrel and pea soup

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By Jeanne Strang

Published 1991

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Peas are one of the earliest of the summers green vegetables and arrive at the time of the new seasons’s sorrel, so they can be blended together into a wonderfully fresh bitter sweet soup. Sorrel can be found growing wild in the fields but nowadays a superior, cultivated variety is grown in the potager. It closely resembles spinach to look at but the leaves are more delicate, with pointed ends where they join the stalk, which is itself sometimes tinged with red. Sorrel is a much valu