This luscious soup is sure to be a new fall favorite.
8 ounces smoked salmon
2 leeks, halved and thinly sliced, white and light green parts only
1 bay leaf
4 cups fingerling potatoes, washed and diced
4 cups chicken stock
½ cup heavy cream
Small bunch fresh chives, snipped
Sea salt and fresh ground pepper
1. Heat the butter in a large saucepan and add the leeks and bay leaf. Cook over a low heat for 8-10 minutes or until the leek is soft, then stir in the potatoes and mix until all the vegetables are coated in the butter.
2. Pour over the stock and cream and bring to the simmer, then gently bubble for 10-15 minutes until the potatoes are tender. Add two-thirds of the smoked salmon, stir through and season with salt and pepper. Serve the soup in deep bowls with the remaining smoked salmon and snipped chives on the top.