The Super-Secret Recipe File: Partan bree for Bree, from Shavon

"Partan" is the Scots word for Crab and "Bree" means liquid. This soup was traditionally a firm favourite with Scots fisher folk.

[clara's note: uh, honey? how can soup be firm?]

Conversion from metric measurements courtesy of Convert-me.com

175g (roughly 6 ounces) rice       600ml (roughly 2.5 cups) milk
1 large crab, boiled       600ml (roughly 2.5 cups) stock
8 drops anchovy essence       8 drops Tabasco sauce
Pepper and salt       1 pinch of ground mace
Cayenne pepper to taste       450ml(scant 2 cups) single cream

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