Chicken & Celery Noodle Soup

by Ailbhe on September 16, 2014

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I rarely see celery with a full head of leaves so when we picked up a fresh green plant at the market I just had to find a way of using the leaves. Those that I didn’t use I either stored (unwashed) in a paper towel in the fridge or rolled up (washed) into a fat cigar shape in cling film and stored in the freezer to slice as I needed at a later date. But first I made a soup.


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