Mummy's Ginger Soup

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Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger root
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • black pepper to taste
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

Melt the butter and vegetable oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the ginger, and cook for five minutes. Sprinkle in the flour, turmeric, and pepper; stir for 1 minute. Whisk in water and milk. Increase heat to medium-high, and bring to a simmer. Simmer for 3 minutes whisking constantly as the mixture thickens. Season to taste with salt, and strain through a mesh sieve before serving.