Broccoli and Cheese Soup

Stalks only of two broccoli crowns

Cut into thin rounds across the grain and simmer in unsalted water for an hour or more until soft. Drain, retaining the liquid.

150 grams low-fat chedder

Grate or chop fine in blender.

Blend soft broccoli and cheese together until smoothe. Add only as much of the retained liquid as required to reach the desired consistency. Return to the pot and heat gently.