Riding the wave

Clam Soup


1kg clams
4 tablespoons oil
1 onion, chopped
1 leek, sliced
2 potatoes, diced
4 tomatoes peeled and chopped
1 stalk celery chopped
1 bay leaf
croutons or small salty crackers
salt and pepper.


Clean the clams and place them with very little water in a pot on the stove until they open, then remove the fruit from shells and Strain the liquid formed. Let the onions in oil until golden and leeks, add the potatoes, tomatoes, celery, bay leaf, then add about 1 liter of hot water, the liquid the clams, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer for half an hour, then add the clams and a few minutes after the soup served with crostini or crackers.

Nonna Lia