Friday, July 3, 2009

This nose of mine...

Oh no..I had a runny nose and watery eyes yesterday. I know that when I had these symptoms, it means that I have a flu. So after I was done with my work, I had a hot bath, cleaned myself up, had a cup of hot tea and went straight to bed. Before going to bed earl, I was hoping that this flu will be gone by now..which is the next morning. But when I woke up this morning, the runny nose is now stop but I have a blocked nose which makes it even worse and soon I'm sure that I will have a sore throat. Hmm...why is it happening to me on weekend? I guess I can't be too tired and have to get some medicine or else..I can't enjoy my weeekend. Do you know what I have in mind? A bowl of warm soup. My fave is cream mushroom soup. Hmm I think it will be very nice to warm up my body. And not to forget, the hot English breakfast tea. Oooh..and a blanket=) Nice... Here's a recipe that I found, it's a soup called "Weight Watchers Cream of Mushroom Soup". Wanna give it a try? Surely it'll be good for your tummy=)

Weight Watchers Cream of Mushroom Soup recipe
Ingredients (Makes 6 servings)
  • 8 ounces fresh mushrooms
  • 1-2 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2-3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup light cream (or evaporated milk)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg


  1. Cut the mushrooms into slices.
  2. Melt the butter in large frying pan. Add in the mushrooms, garlic and onions. Cook until the onions become soft.
  3. Blend in 2 tablespoons flour and stir.
  4. Add in the chicken broth and heat until slightly thickened, while stirring frequently.
  5. Stir the cream with the additional 1 teaspoon flour and seasonings.
  6. Add the cream to the soup, heat to thicken while stirring frequently.
  7. Serve hot.
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Anonymous said...

Oh no! I hope you get better soon! I've been SO lucky that I haven't got a cold or the flu for a few years now, knock on wood! Probably because I'm so isolated and I don't really interact with those germy humans, lol! The soup sounds delish! I like cream of anything soup really!

boya arsila said...

Thank you Rain..cream soup can really bring my good mood back everytime I have flu..Lucky you to not caught any flu...hoping that it will always stay away from you..

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