SERVES 4 to 6 (VEG): Pureed raisins add body and flavor to our complexly spiced eggplant and tomato soup WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS Eggplants and tomatoes are often found together throughout the eastern Mediterranean in countless dishes, especially soups. For a wonderfully creamy yet hefty soup, we began by dicing and roasting eggplant and found… Continue reading Roasted Eggplant and Tomato Soup
Provençal Vegetable Soup
SERVES 6 (VEG): This classic French soup is loaded with fresh vegetables and enlivened with a traditional pesto. WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS Highlighting the fresh flavors of Provençal cuisine, soupe au pistou is a classic French soup composed of seasonal vegetables, creamy white beans, and fragrant herbs. Celebrating colorful, early-summer produce, this soup needed to… Continue reading Provençal Vegetable Soup
Vegetable Broth Base
MAKES about 1¾ cups base, or about 1¾ gallons broth (FAST) (VEG) WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS Our vegetable broth base delivers on both great flavor and convenience. The broth bases found on supermarket shelves promise an economical alternative to liquid broth, but they usually offer harsh, overwhelming flavors. To make a vegetable concentrate that would… Continue reading Vegetable Broth Base
Classic Chicken Broth
MAKES about 8 cups WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS Great homemade chicken broth can improve everything you cook with it, not only soup but also risotto, bean dishes, sauces, and more. This broth delivers rich flavor and full body with almost no hands-on work. Our classic approach to making chicken broth calls for gently simmering a… Continue reading Classic Chicken Broth
Chilled Cucumber and Yogurt Soup
SERVES 6 (VEG): Scallion greens, dill, and mint flavor pureed cucumbers and Greek yogurt in this cool and creamy soup. WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS Called cacik in Turkey, tzatziki in Greece, and tarator in the rest of the Balkans, a mixure of yogurt, cucumber, herbs, and garlic is eaten throughout the eastern Mediterranean. The dish… Continue reading Chilled Cucumber and Yogurt Soup
How To Make White Gazpacho?
SERVES 6 to 8 (VEG): Ground almonds, almond extract, and bread are the keys to our silky and elegant white gazpacho WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS Although both hail from Andalusia, Spain, white gazpacho bears little resemblance to its familiar, vegetable-laden red cousin. White gazpacho, or ajo blanco, was originally made by peasants with five simple… Continue reading How To Make White Gazpacho?
How To Make Classic Gazpacho ?
SERVES 8 to 10 (VEG): A bright sherry vinegar marinade seasons the vegetables throughout for our classic tomato-based gazpacho. WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS Served up during the hot, dry summers in the southern Spanish region of Andalusia, gazpacho is a refreshing, tomato based chilled soup. Although traditional recipes and techniques vary from village to village,… Continue reading How To Make Classic Gazpacho ?