small Pumpkin ....
pint of Milk.....
Onions, 1 Carrot .
quarts of Water
Total Cost - 8d. Time - One Hour and a Half.
Peel and slice up the pumpkin, onions, and carrot, put them into a saucepan with half the butter, and sweat the vegetables in it for five minutes, then pour over the boiling water and boil until the vegetables are very soft. Rub through a sieve and return to the saucepan with the milk and some pepper and salt; stir until it boils up.
Just before serving, stir in, in tiny pieces, the rest of the butter and a little lemon juice.