Halloweeny Pumpkin Soup

Halloweeny Pumpkin Soup From: Helen Holmes Notes:APOLOGIES for vagueness of measurements- this recipe is by Helen who never measures anything. You’re all clever people though so ad lib with the recipe below and I am sure you will work it out/make summat even tastier than this!...
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Plum Leather

Plum Leather Ingredients:
  • 3kg plums
  • 250g sugar
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 6 cloves
  1. Wash, destalk and drain the plums and place in a large saucepan, together with the other ingredients.
  2. Gently boil for 15-20 minutes until soft.
  3. Puree the plums through a food mill (which catches all the stones and spices)
  4. Gently boil for another 30mins to 1h until it thickens slightly
  5. Preheat the oven to 140 degrees/gas mark 1
  6. Pour into a shallow baking tray covered in non-stick reusable baking parchment
  7. Keep in the...
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