Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Erbswurst

A little while back i made a post about some Erbswurst a friend of mine in Germany had sent over, well today whilst out on a bimble i actually remembered to make some up for lunch and very tasty it is too.

It's basically a Pea & Ham soup in a dehydrated form, it comes as a huge, well, pellet of soup basically, that you the rehydrate, this stuff has the most amazing smell and taste of smoky bacon, but, isn't there always a but?, for my own tastes it is way to salty, not all is lost though, so i added a packet of Cous Cous to it and that took a lot of the saltiness out of it and made for a more palatable meal

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  1. That same stuff was used by the Royal Navy back as far as the Napoleonic wars, and probably before. They called it "Portable Soup" back then.

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    1. Thanks for the info, was unaware of that, all the references i could find pointed to the Franco/Prussion war, mind you i only searched for it under it's German name, i'll go and Google Portable Soup and see what comes up.

      Thanks again for the info.

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