National Soups of the World
AMERICAN: MANHATTAN CLAM CHOWDER:Chopped Clams in fish stock, potatoes, pork, leeks, celery, carrots, and tomatoes.
CHICKEN OKRA :Consommé with tomato stock and celery. A garnish of rice, okra, tomatoes and chicken.
BELGIUM: HOTCH-POT-FLAMANDE:As for Petit Marmite but with ox-tails, beef and mutton. Garnish of Brunoise of all vegetables.
ENGLAND: GREEN TURTLE SOUP:Consommé with a sachet of turtle herbs and turtle meat. Garnish of turtle meat and this is flambeed.
FFRANCE:-PETIT MARMITE:Chicken Stock with a garnish of marrow and croutons.
GERMANY : LEBERKNOEDEL – SUPPE:Consommé with liver dumpling.
HUNGARY : PAPRICA SOUP Consommé spiced with paprika and a garnish of diced beef, and a Brunoise of vegetables including potatoes, garlic and cumin.
INDIA: MULLIGATAWNY Soup: Curried lentil soup garnished with rice and chicken dices. Served with a wedge of lemon. See recipe on ifood.tv
ITALY: MINESTRONE Paysanne cut vegetables, black eye beans – Tomatoes, spaghetti, potatoes and carrots.
POLAND: BORSCHTFumet of Duckling – highly spiced with grated raw beetroot.
SPAIN: OLLA PODRIDA Petit Marmite with ham, chicken, chick peas, a chiffonade of lettuce and saffron to colour.