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Mature cheddar, potato and ham soup

Gail Brew - Kirby Garden Centre

Gail from Kirby Garden Centre serves this hearty soup to her customers and it's always a massive hit - and using so many local ingredients it's bound to taste amazing!

  • 60 minutes
  • Easy


12 Manx potatoes

2 Manx large onions

1KG of Manx Mature Cheddar – grated

500g of Andreas Meats ham – chopped

250ml Isle of Man Creamery whole milk

Splash of Isle of Man Creamery double cream

Ground black pepper to taste

3.5 tablespoons of all-purpose flour


1) Place potatoes, onion and ham in large stockpot. Cover with water, cook until the potatoes are almost tender.

2) Remove about one cup of the cooked potatoes and mash in a bowl. Add some of the liquid from the pan (about a tablespoon at a time) along with the flour till you have a thick paste. Add this back to the pot.

3) Place the cheese in the pot. Let the soup simmer until the cheese melts and is thick, add ground black pepper to taste, stir in the milk and double cream.

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