Oliver Twist Soup 1928

For this nourishing soup you require:

  • One small knuckle ham
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 6 onions
  • 1 small turnip
  • Piece celery
  • Piece parsnip
  • Milk

Put the ham on to boil with two quarts of water and let it boil for one hour. Peel and cut onion, scald and leave in cold water. Cut turnip, parsnip and celery and add to ham pot, also a teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon pepper, lift the onions from cold water and add. Let the lot boil for two hours then strain rubbing through the vegetables. Return to heat and add butter and flour mixed with a cup full of milk to the pot and stir until it boils.