Good to be missed, Karen. ( Log Out /  – for Paragraph Planet, Frustration – a very short story, 50 words precisely, Short story – The Shark Which Ate Half of Father Christmas, Maleficently – a short story for children, When dreams and leaves dance – short story, Adding to my ‘About’ – student to journalist. About me, Chapter 2, About me, Chapter 3. This is easy to say, but here is a delicious example of how to reimagine a classic, French potato leek soup, called vichyssoise, using only non-dairy ingredients! Cut into very thin strips and add them to a deep frying pan with sunflower oil over medium heat. But they looked fresh and the price was right! Here’s the recipe:, Yes I like leek and potatoe soup, leeks are a good alternative to onion, they don’t make you cry cutting them . This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Better in Neamț & Bucovina, English teaching and founding a Leo Club in Romania almost 25 years ago; fond memories awoken, Entering Romania from Hungary by road – Maramureș then Bucovina – to Iași, Great food and more Romanian decorated eggs, Romanian city, Iasi, demonstrates it intends to return to be THE city of culture, România. The only major difference between the soup and the vichyssoise is that the first is with a vegetable stock, generally served hot, the second with chicken stock and served cold. I'm so glad to have you blogging again! I'm with you, Susan; it's soup time of year. I could live on soup this time of year! Nevertheless, although posts seem to have stopped all the old ones seem still to be there. ( Log Out /  He says he’s too busy!!! I haven't made a potato soup yet this season and this one fits the bill deliciously. I realize you don't have to take the time to comment . But I love that you can also enjoy it chilled. Or use a blender or food processor for this step. But although it's good chilled, I'm never in the mood for it in cold soup season. Hope your 2016 is wonderful, Rosemary! … This recipe is very simple to put together and very low in fat. After you master the basic recipe, be sure to try the recipe variations below. Melt the butter in a medium saucepan. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. MUCH easier than pouring hot soup in a blender.) But warm, at this time of the year? Pretty good for the summer. We had a good crop of leaks last year and they stay in the ground until you need them, that is until your hungry goats find them! but it makes my day! zout (waarschijnlijk heb je wat meer nodig) 5 dl. Doesn’t look much does it but in my opinion this is one of the best of all soups. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! INGREDIENTEN 25 gram roomboter, 5 dunne preitjes (houd een beetje lichtgroen van de prei achter en snijd in flinterdunne draadjes voor de garnering), 3 aardappels, 1 ui, 2 theel. Hot, it is a delicious potato and leek soup. The soup looks very tasty. En zoek meer in iStock’s bibliotheek van royalty-free stockbeelden met Culturen foto’s die beschikbaar zijn voor snel en eenvoudig downloaden. When it comes to vichyssoise … Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Great to hear from you. I made four generous servings. You should give it a try, Angie! Creamy Leek and Potato Soup (Soupe Vichyssoise) Audrey This Creamy Leek and Potato Soup, known in French as Soupe Vichyssoise (or sometimes “Potage Parmentier) is made of puréed leeks and potatoes, enriched with cream. Creamy,tasty, warming. I've eaten soup (usually my what's-in-the-fridge kind) every day this week. Cool. Here’s Delia’s: Ready for the easiest and most awesome cold soup ever? Whatever the name one chooses to use, this is a delightful soup and I truly appreciate that you referred to three classic cookbooks for your version! Vichyssoise..I didn't even know that! Two things… First of all, the name of this Classic Soup is pronounced ‘Vishee-SWAAZZ’. As it chills it becomes super thick and creamy. Deselect All. (This one was so good!) Seven things you may not know about Romania, Street photography – rain in Iasi, Romania. I dont think I could do a meat free day! La mulți ani! It is a great soup. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. How – thanks to the ‘mafia’ – I became an English teacher and was talked into extending my stay in Romania from 6 months to over 11 years, Decorated eggs in Romania, Bucovina and Iasi, A sadistic Romanian police force – jandarmarie, An olympic gold salute to the women of Romania; Un salut de aur olimpic pentru romance, Back in the Romanian city, Iași. ( Log Out /  Vichyssoise – French Potato and Leek Soup. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your account. Add potatoes, onions (leeks), celery and parsley to a large pot. Vichyssoise is one of the simplest and most versatile cold soups ever--basically a silky smooth puree of potatoes, onions or leeks, stock, and cream, well chilled. I keep meaning to, its more about finding the time and this is meant to be the quiet time of year I’ll report of the curry later in the year. A soup I was happy to introduce to Poland (ok, I’m sure it got here before) But it is now a firm favourite with Gosia family. Love reading your travel posts. So nice to have you back blogging again Rosemary, you've been missed. Creamy potatoes make darn delicious creamy vegan vichyssoise. Gently stir in the cream before serving. Although no recipe is necessary – there could hardly be a simpler soup to make – I had intended to follow (roughly) Delia Smith’s recipe, my go-to cook for unpretentious but superb food of all kinds. 2 cup heavy cream Traditional vichyssoise recipes begin with … This was brought home to me just a couple of days ago when I made a mushroom omelette following a recipe from Latvia which added some leek. … but I guess leek-fed goats would make a good curry! Once butter is melted, add the leeks … Well, check this out the! De Fransen noemen het Vichyssoise, de Engelsen noemen het Leek & Potato maar ik noem het LEKKER! Vichyssoise, pronounced vihsh-ee-SWAHZ is a classic French soup. It’s thickened with puréed potatoes and leeks and cream is added to give it a fine consistency. I’d never have thought of using them in a mushroom omelette but I’m sure that it was this ingredient which lifted this omelette from the ordinary to the extraordinary. This soup is different. Vichyssoise is a French-inspired soup made with potatoes and leeks.It's served cold, and it may be garnished with snipped chives or parsley.This classic French-style soup is very easy to make at home, and many people find it enjoyable hot as well as cold, although purists may frown on serving the soup … It’s worth adding that leeks are a wonderful, often overlooked vegetable. You do need to cook it, and then cool it. I so often amke my soups from nothing, I forgot how delightful it is to start one from scratch. 3 cups leeks, sliced and washed. French Vichyssoise. Stir in the cream, reserving some for garnish. . And then there’s Vichyssoise, which is basically a chilled, creamy potato and leek soup. Typical October weather (95 one day, 70 and rainy a few days later) coupled with interrupted sleep has led to … This particular soup is a potato and leek based soup, seasoned ever so perfectly with salt and white pepper… yes, white pepper. The fact that it is served cold makes it a bit exotic and this will probably please your guests. (Then go buy an immersion blender. Most can agree that potato-leek soup was widely cooked and enjoyed in 19th century France. Most recipes for chilled potato soup have lots and lots of heavy cream thus fat. Vichyssoise. October 24, 2012 Filed Under: Soups and Stews. There’s nutmeg and chives too. I am constantly bugging Stephane about posting again. Vichyssoise soup - the French version of potato & leek soup Yes. Fry for 1 minute, remove, and place them on paper towels. You could certainly use black pepper and have specks throughout your soup if you don’t mind. I say sadly because this was one of the best food blogs (and much more) around. Vichyssoise is a thick soup made from pureed leeks, onions and potatoes with cream and chicken stock. I enjoy doing that too! Vichyssoise, or cold potato leek soup, is a simple and incredibly delicious soup that I first experienced when Karl and I were still living in Japan. I bought a couple of leeks with the intention of making a leek and potato soup for Friday, one of our ‘meatless days’. This is in fact vichyssoise though we ate a serving hot. It is most commonly served cold, but can be served hot. Thanks for continuing to read. Hoping your new year is going along swell, too. After … Add stock until vegetables are … I love both a good vichyssoise and hot potato soup so I know I would enjoy you recipe. So glad you decided to stay. Thanks for stopping by, Roz. 4 cups potatoes, peeled and diced. Loved reading about your husband's comment and the history of Vichyssoise! Vichyssoise makes a great starter for a company dinner because it can be made ahead of time and served whenever you wish. We had a small serving hot, the rest we’ll have later cold, ie vichyssoise (it will keep fine in the freezer). This is a simple soup that’s absolutely comforting when enjoyed warm on a chilly day. kippenbouillon, 1 beker melk en een klein bekertje slagroom. I love Julia's Vichyssoise, though I more frequently make her leek and potato soup or Potage Parmentier. 3 tablespoons butter. ( Log Out /  Are we going to see a post with the newest member of the clan soon? Too filling. Puree in a blender or food processor until very smooth. Download deze Vichyssoise Potato And Leek Soup foto nu. It is also versatile as a soup base; add water cress and you have a water-cress soup, or stir in cream and chill it for a vichyssoise… I a large, heavy bottom pot, melt butter over medium-low heat. Too often, though, I find the leeks in the supermarket either rather sad-looking or just pricey. When we decided to make a potato soup with some french herbs and a leek, little did we know that we were re-creating a healthy version of a classic French Vichyssoise soup. I bought a couple of leeks with the intention of making a, Sadly Stéphane seems to have stopped posting on his blog, ‘, If you want the vegetarian version I’d recommend, My first attempt at a 75 word story – Playing the Trout, Second attempt at a short story – ‘Phone’, 75 words story – Meet at six? Potato Leek Soup Adapted from several sources: Once Upon A Chef, The Splendid Table, Serious Eats Makes about 6 servings 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 4 leeks, white and light green parts only, roughly chopped 3 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed 2 pounds potatoes, peeled and roughly chopped into 1/2-inch pieces 7 cups chicken broth 1 teaspoon salt Vichyssoise – Cold Leek and Potato Soup. Thanks for visiting again, John, after my break! I love this soup, love to cook, love to write abot it. A bit of fiction and 'poetry' and, occasionally, a view from Yorkshire, about anything. As nouns the difference between soup and vichyssoise is that soup is or soup can be any of various dishes commonly made by combining liquids, such as water or stock with other ingredients, such as meat and vegetables, that contribute flavor and texture while vichyssoise is a thick, creamy soup made from potato, leeks, onions, and chicken stock; normally served cold. How to make potato leek soup !!!!! Add a splash of white wine, the potatoes… . Salt and pepper. Change ). If you want the vegetarian version I’d recommend Delia Smith’s recipe (don’t be misled by the added complication from ‘celebrities’ like Jamie Oliver – rubbish). Best-Ever Potato and Leek Soup Best-Ever Potato and Leek Soup This potato and leek soup from Andrew Zimmern is a riff on the classic vichyssoise and makes a large batch perfect for freezing. Use an immersion blender to puree the soup until smooth. We happened to live in a great little town called Ogawa Machi in Saitama Prefecture. I’m sure the flavor is slightly different too but not worlds different, so it’s okay… use black pepper if you want. But this does sound very nice and I am always happy to snack on soup – slow roasted beef casserole for my tea tonight! . I love his ‘About’ – that alone is worth a read, but here’s his (or grandma’s) vichyssoise with the story behind it. Serve the soup with the bacon, … . Sadly Stéphane seems to have stopped posting on his blog, ‘My French Heaven‘, his most recent post being in June last year where he gave his grandmother’s recipe for vichyssoise, which is good enough for me. Melt butter in soup pot over medium-high heat. Learn how your comment data is processed. This potato leek soup recipe is very simple despite its somewhat haughty name. We were in Skipton yesterday and I was thinking about you; managed to resist Bizzie Lissie’s but only because we’d had a large breakfast! :-) Fun post -- thanks. Love this soup! I bought a couple of leeks with the intention of making a leek and potato soup for Friday, one of our ‘meatless days’. I have to say that I was shocked by how … but then I could year-round, too! Vichyssoise (pronounced vee-shee-swahzz) is an American creation, despite sounding French and all. Add the onion and leek and cook until softened - about 10-15 minutes on a low heat. Leek and potato soup smells good, tastes good, and is simplicity itself to make. Serve chilled, it is the classic Vichyssoise. Cut each leek into three pieces and cut them in half, lengthways. (And love to read your blog, too!). Yes, I love this soup, too. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Add leeks and salt; cook until leeks begin to wilt. For one reason and another I didn’t make the soup on Friday so went for an authentic vichyssoise and as far as I am concerned that means a recipe from a Frenchman or, as it turned out, from a Frenchwoman. Vichyssoise (uitgesproken als "vishi'swaz"), hoewel uitgevonden in de VS, is een Franse stijl soep gemaakt van gepureerde prei, uien , aardappelen , room en kippenbouillon.Het wordt traditioneel koud geserveerd, maar het is ook heerlijk warm geserveerd. But back then it was called Potage à la Parmentier, named after Antoine-Augustin Parmentier, a nutritionist who popularized potatoes in France. 8 cups water. Many North Americans pronounce it ‘Vishee-SWAH’, … Odd to find your comment now.
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