The leek and potato cream (crema de puerros y patatas) is a classic soup that is widely cooked in Spain. Although soups with similar ingredients exist in other countries, Spanish recipes are characterised by the use of olive oil and the pre-frying of the ingredients.
The leek and potato cream reminds of the cold soup Vichyssoise, but it has fewer ingredients and is eaten hot. It is also different to the leek and potato soup (sopa de puerros y patatas), where the ingredients are not blended. [Read more…] about Leek and Potato Cream