Sunday, January 25, 2009

Barley Soup

8 oz. of pearl barley
2 onions
4 potatoes
1/2 a teaspoonful of thyme
1 dessertspoonful of finely chopped parsley
3-1/2 pints of water
1/2 pint of milk
1 oz. of butter.

Pick and wash the barley, chop up the onions, slice the potatoes. Boil the whole gently for 4 hours with the water, adding the butter, thyme, pepper and salt to taste.

When the barley is quite soft, add the milk and parsley, boil the soup up, and serve.

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