Tag: soups

Shrove Tuesday Scandinavian Style: Split Pea Soup and Cardamom Buns

Shrove Tuesday Scandinavian Style: Split Pea Soup and Cardamom Buns

If most of the Christian world celebrates Shrove Tuesday with eating pancakes, for Scandinavians it mainly means a day of sleigh-riding, eating pea soup and cardamom buns filled with whipped cream. According to old beliefs, sledging was important – the longer the slide, the longer […]

Cauliflower Soup with Prosciutto and Hazelnuts

Cauliflower Soup with Prosciutto and Hazelnuts

Serves 6 1 medium head of cauliflower, cut into small florets 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling Salt, freshly ground pepper 1 small fennel bulb, chopped 1 small onion, chopped 1 bay leaf ⅓ cup dry white wine or water 6 cups […]

French Onion Soup – Classic or with a Twist?

French Onion Soup – Classic or with a Twist?

2 pounds onions 10 tablespoons butter 2 quarts chicken stock 1/2 pound country bread 2 cups Comté (preferred), Gruyère, or Emmentaler 3 pounds onions 3 tablespoon butter 1/4 cup flour 3 cups hard cider 2 1/2 quarts beef stock sherry vinegar 6 egg yolks 3 […]