ham bone challenge and remember, safety first kids

November 30, 2009

This wintry weather warrants some warming comfort food. Can I tempt you with some pea and ham soup? No? Better stop reading then…

Mum’s Pea and Ham Soup

a ham bone with a little meat left on it (approx 700-800g total weight) – see note below*

1 stick of celery, cut into chunks

1 large carrot, cut into chunks

half an onion, cut into chunks

6 whole peppercorns

1 bag (480g) frozen peas

Place the ham bone in a pot and cover with cold water. Bring to the boil and then discard the water; this helps to remove some of the saltiness from the meat. Return the bone to the pot, cover with CLICK TO KEEP READING…>