Kipper and Tomato Soup

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Appears in
A Taste of Dreams

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 1976

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One day I had some kipper fillets which the children had not eaten and some squashy-looking tomatoes, so I made them into a cream soup. I think the smoky kipper goes well with the tomatoes – in fact you can’t tell that it is kipper – it tastes like some much more exotic fish soup.


  • 2 kipper fillets
  • lb tomatoes – fresh or tinned (700 g)


Cut up the kipper fillets into fairly small pieces. Dip the tomatoes in boiling water, skin them and cut in half. Melt about 2 oz (50 g) butter in a large, heavy saucepan and take off heat. Stir in t