Silky leek and potato soup with mustard croutons  and coriander garnish


2 tablespoons unsalted butter

4 large leeks, white and tender green parts only, thinly sliced

1 white potato, peeled and cut into chunks

3 cups chicken stock

2 cups Anchor milk powder (6 full table spoons of Anchor powder mixed in 2 glasses of water)

Salt and freshly ground pepper

Fresh coriander leaves for garnish

For croutons:

Olive oil

1 or 2 day old bread of your choice

1 tbsp of Dijon MustardCooking spray



1.Melt the butter in a large saucepan. Add the leeks and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 8 minutes.

2. Add the potato and chicken stock and bring to a boil. Cover partially and simmer over low heat until the potatoes are tender, about 15 minutes.

3. Add milk and simmer for 10 minutes longer. Working in batches, puree the soup in a blender, then return it to the pan. Season the soup with salt and pepper.

4. Cut bread into small squares, gently tossed on the pan with olive oil for 2 min then stir Dijon mustard and garnish on top of the soup.