Soups

  • Recipe: Potato and green garlic chowder

    Recipe: Potato and green garlic chowder

    Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes Servings: 4 to 6 1/2 pound green garlic 1 1/2 pounds fingerling potatoes 2 tablespoons butter 1 onion, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon sherry vinegar Black pepper Good olive oil Grated...

  • Recipe: Sour fish soup with tamarind

    Recipe: Sour fish soup with tamarind

    Total time: 30 minutes Servings: 4 to 6 Note: Adapted from "Into the Vietnamese Kitchen" by Andrea Nguyen. See the accompanying recipe for tamarind liquid. You also can use canned "fresh tamarind concentrate" (use the same amount as of tamarind liquid). The C.T.F. brand is available at K.H. Supermarket...

  • Recipe: Spiced pumpkin soup

    Recipe: Spiced pumpkin soup

      Total time: 2 hours Servings: 12 Note: From Noelle Carter. Grade B maple syrup is preferred for this recipe; it has a richer flavor and is not as highly filtered as Grade A. The mini pumpkins can be roasted several hours ahead. Place the roasted pumpkins in a 250-degree oven for 5 to 10 minutes...

  • Recipe: Broccoli and roasted garlic soup

    Recipe: Broccoli and roasted garlic soup

      Total time: 1 hour, plus 45 minutes roasting time for the garlic Servings: 6 to 8 Note: Adapted from "Autumn Gatherings: Casual Food to Enjoy With Family and Friends" by Rick Rodgers. He notes, "Roasted garlic is a great thing to have in the refrigerator, ready to perk up your everyday cooking....

  • Recipe: Mixed greens soup

    Recipe: Mixed greens soup

      Mixed greens soup Total time: 1 hour, 45 minutes Servings: 12 Note: From Donna Deane 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup chopped carrots 1 cup chopped leeks, white part only 1 clove garlic minced 8 cups chicken broth 1 medium potato (about 8 ounces), peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes 4 cups chopped...

  • Recipe: Cioppino

      Total time: 1 1/2 hours Servings: 8 Note: Adapted from Helen Evans Brown's "West Coast Cook Book." Serve cioppino with thick slices of baguette you've toasted, rubbed with raw garlic and drizzled with olive oil. 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup chopped green onion 1 cup chopped onion 1 green bell...

  • Recipe: Fennel and onion soup

    Recipe: Fennel and onion soup

    Total time: 2 hours, 25 minutes Servings: 4 to 6 Light vegetable stock 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cups finely diced leeks, white part only (about 2 to 3) 1 cup finely diced carrots (about 3 medium) 1 cup finely diced celery (about 2 stalks) 3 whole cloves garlic, peeled 6 peppercorns 1 bay leaf 2...

  • Recipe: Oyster stew with leeks and prosciutto

    Recipe: Oyster stew with leeks and prosciutto

      Total time: 40 minutes Servings: 6 VIDEO: Watch this recipe being made in the L.A. Times Test Kitchen 1 tablespoon butter 2 slices prosciutto, cut in thin ribbons 1 medium leek, finely chopped 1 shallot, minced 1/2 cup dry white wine 2 cups half-and-half Salt, optional 2 dozen oysters, shucked...

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