Soup Recipes

Watercress Soup

Watercress Soup Ingredients Serves 4 30g butter 1 onion finely chopped 625 ml chicken stock 250g potatoes peeled and diced 1 kg watercress chopped 125 ml cream 125 ml milk…

Vegetable (Cabbage) Soup

While not quite French it this wonderful Italian soup works well with the vegetables available in France in winter.It is one of our favorite soups and is called Zuppa di…

Tomato and White Bean Soup

Tomato and White Bean Soup This hearty recipe hails for the south of France where just about every recipe starts with..”Add a tablespoon of duck fat…” Olive oil can be substituted.…

Tom Yam Pla

Tom Yam Pla This fantastic spicy yet sour soup is simply delicious! Ingredients 1.5 litres chicken or fish stock 4 whole roasted shallots 3 kaffir lime leaves, torn 1 stalk…

Soup au Pistou

Pistou comes from Southern France and is very like Italian pesto. It is usually served over soup made from spring vegetables. Ingredients 250 g dried haricot beans 2 teaspoons olive…

Seafood Bisque

Bisque is luxurious and creamy soup, this version is quite simple to make and uses prawns, scallops and salmon. Ingredients 1 tbs olive oil8 large green prawns, peeled, deveined, heads…

Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin Soup Ingredients Serves 6800 g Pumpkin peeled and cut in large cubes200 ml Cream1 tsp grated nutmeg1 tsp ground ginger1 tbsp soft brown sugar Method Cook the pumpkin in…

Pho Bo (Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup)

Pho Bo Ingredients (serves 4) 1.5L (6 cups) of beef stock 1 cinnamon stick 2 star anise 1/4 cup (60ml) lime juice 2 tbs fish sauce 375g pkt rice noodles…

Mique

 Mique SarladaiseThis dish is a specialty of Sarlat and is a fabulous dish in the depths of winter when the snow is piling up outside. The mique is a delicious…

Leek and Potato Soup

Potato and Leek Soup  This dish can be served hot or cold – in France it is traditionally served hot. It is believed the the cold version Vichyssoise, was first…

Garlic Soup

Garlic Soup Ingredients Serves 4 Soup 2 bulbs of garlic, about 30 cloves,cloves separated 125 ml olive oil 125 g streaky bacon,finely chopped 1 floury potato, diced 1.5 litres (6…

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup An ancient soup with unclear origins, some say it comes from Lyon and others from Paris…wherever it comes from it certainly is delicious.IngredientsServes 6 50g butter 750g…

Chiang Mai Noodles (Khao Soi Kai)

Chiang Mai Noodles I first had this dish in Chiang Mai and loved it. I was really looking forward to getting back to the region to try it again. The…