• Count this as an essential for winter. Chicken broth with tarragan and whole tomatoes is a delicious base and can be added customised with any further additions. Simple and delicious, the combination of the tomato and tarragon works wonderfully.

    Chicken broth with tarragan and whole tomatoes

    Serves: 4 – 6
    Cooking Time: 30 mins excluding making of stock


    • 2 litres good-quality chicken stock
    • 500g tomatoes, blanched, skin removed, and quartered
    • 50g fresh tarragon
    • 2 bunches spring onions, sliced
    • rind from 1 lemon
    • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste



    Put the stock in a deep pot and bring to the boil.


    Add the tomato, tarragon, spring onion and lemon rind, and season well.


    Cook for about 20 minutes to break down the tomatoes. Serve while hot.