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Pumpkin Soup

this soup is very easy to make and good in winter or cold night.

Ingredients:
1 medium size Japanese/butternut pumpkin, peel, seed, cut into wedges
11/2 cup chicken stock
3 potatoes, peel, cut into wedges
1 medium onion, chopped
cook pumpkin, potatoes and onion with a butter until pumpkin is bit tender, then pour a chicken stock, simmer for 10 minutes or until pumpkin and potatoes are soft. process with food processor. serve with cream.
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Salmon and Pasta Mornay
Ingredients:
400 g small shell pasta
30 g butter
6 spring onions, chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 tablespoon plain flour
1 cup milk
1 cup sour cream
1 tablespoon lemon juice
425 g can salmon, drained, flaked
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
salt and cracked pepper
add pasta to a large pan of rapidly boiling water and cook until just tender, drain.while pasta is cooking, melt butter in medium pan, add onion and garlic. stir over low heat for 3 min or until tender. add flour and stir for 1 min. combine mil, cream and lemon juice in a jug. add gradually to onion mixture, stirring constantly. stir over medium heat for 3 min or until mixture boils and thickens. add salmon and parsley to pan; stir for 1 min or until heated through. turn hotplate off. add drained pasta to pan, stir until well combined. season with salt and pepper before serving. for a variation you can use canned tuna instead of salmon and add 1 teaspoon of mustard to sauce.
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