8 oz. of pearl barley
½ a teaspoonful of thyme
1 dessertspoonful of finely chopped parsley
3-1/2 pints of water
½ pint of milk
1 oz. of butter
How to cook Barley Soup
- Pick and wash the barley, chop up the onions, slice the potatoes.
- Boil the whole gently for 4 hours with the water, adding the butter, thyme, pepper and salt to taste.
- When the barley is quite soft, add the milk and parsley, boil the soup up, and serve.