Cod Chowder

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      35 min

Appears in
Students' Cookbook

By Sophie Grigson

Published 1993

  • About

I started making chowders when I was a student. In the early part of the term, I could afford a nice chunk of cod to go into the soup, but towards the end of term, when my grant was running low if it still existed at all, the fish disappeared and I made pure vegetable chowders.


  • 50 g (2 oz) butter
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 250


Melt the butter in a saucepan large enough to hold all the ingredients. Add the onion and bacon, and fry gently until tender but not brown. Add all the vegetables and stir to coat evenly with butter. Sprinkle in the flour and stir for 1 minute to distribute it evenly. Add the herbs, then the milk, or milk and stock if using. Season lightly with pepper and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat and