Sweet potato soup, nectarine, ginger biscuit, honeycomb


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Mile 8: A book about cooking

Mile 8

By David Higgs

Published 2018

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The play of flavour with the sweet nectarine and the savoury sweet potato is delicious. Then add the honeycomb and the crunchy crumbled ginger biscuit stone and you have this crazy ‘simple’ soup that is now so complex.


Sweet potato soup

  • 2 white onions – finely diced
  • 12 g grated ginger
  • 100 g


Gently cook the onions and ginger in the butter – avoid colouring. When cutting the sweet potatoes into large cubes, keep them the same size to ensure even cooking time. Add the sweet potatoes to the pot, immediately followed by the stock and water. Simmer until the potatoes are soft, and blend in a Thermomix jug while hot. The soup should be a thick pouring consistency. Season to taste with sa