Are you looking for a recipe which will absolutely bowl over your guests? Soups, stews, consommé, chowder or creamy soup? Be inspired by the amazing soup recipes shared by our online community.
A favorite in the world gastronomy !
Did you know that the word restaurant even comes from soups? During the 16th century in France the first soup shop was named ‘restaurer’ (meaning restore as soups were advertised for restoring the health) was commercialized and since then the word restaurant to describe such shops. Soups are emblematic culinary preparations and even represent the gastronomic identity of some countries: the Thai tom yan, the Japanese noodle ramen or the French consommé or bouillabaisse! Modern gastronomy has added a little twist to our traditional soups recipes like in the caramelized carrot soup or the mexican chicken tortilla soup. In fact, soup is a traditional dish which is very popular in several world cuisines and each culture has its own variations: for instance, the Japanese miso soup, the Italian minestrone, the Vietnamese phô, the Andalusian gazpacho and the Spanish ajo Blanco, the Indian sambar, the Ukrainian borsch, the Algerian chorba, the Chinese soup, or the Russian solyenka. Mouthwatering, isn’t it?
A real diversity
Soup is a very old culinary tradition (probably as old as cooking itself ! ) which can be served cold or hot. This liquid or unctuous preparation generally consists of vegetables, starchy foods (potatoes, Jerusalem artichokes) or cooked legumes (chickpea, lentils, dried beans). Other elements like animal proteins such as meat, fish or various dairy products, noodles or even thickeners (starch or potato) may be added too.
Soups: a concentration of benefits in your bowl !
Soups are sometimes a reminiscence of yesteryears cuisine which come back on our stoves, it is a cosy embrace in winter, the freshness of the our garden vegetables of the garden in a gazpacho and the pleasure of cooking with healthy and fresh products. But soup is an above all an amazing energy source: it has incredible health benefits because it is poor in calories but rich in vitamins and minerals. Moreover has a satietogenic effect (it satiates) due to its high fiber content, promotes digestion, hydration and reduces cardiovascular risks and cancers. In the end, the soup is benefits’ concentrate and that is certainly why our moms would often tell us: “Eat your soup, you’ll grow taller! “.
Start preparing the best soup ever: homemade soup!
Find the best soup recipes on Goody which will amaze your guests! Growing tired of instant soup or the basic chicken soup, think outside the box and try new flavours! Potato leek soup, mushroom soup, tomato soup or chicken broth have never tasted so good as when you prepare it! Try original vegetable soup recipes with surprising ingredients: watercress, radish fane, ‘ancient and forgotten’ vegetables (patissons, Jerusalem artichokes, crosnes, rutabagas), discover soup recipes from all over the world and add a spicy twist with nutmeg, cayenne pepper or sweet paprika. Need to cool down? Think of cold soups. And why not try sweet soups? Ready… Set… Cook with Goody!