Wonderful recipe FT! I used a little more Stilton then you called for ( LOL! you know my passion for that cheese! ) This is going into our family cookbook and will become a treasured addition to family events. Thanks FT, I have made this again with the addition of some fresh aspargus ( 6 stalks cut into 1 inch pieces and cooked with the other veggies ) again it is beyond belief!
I love potato soups, and this one tops all the other delicous ones I have made so far! I used one fourth the butter, wine for the cider, and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. I topped it with Glutino parmesan bagel chips (which taste like croutons) and they were perfect on it. All such wonderful flavors together, a definite new favorite!
Made up a 1/2 batch of this delicious soup for just DH and myself. It is really lovely, rich and creamy. I actually served it chilled, rather than hot, and we both found it excellent. Looking forward to trying this again hot, when cooler weather sets in.