Soups

  • Recipe: Seafood naeng myun

    Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes, plus chilling time Servings: 4 Note: From Jeongwon Chi. Her seafood version of naeng myun is made with a tangy seafood broth and topped with whole, sweet shrimp and skate wing. Black cod can be substituted for skate wing. Both are available at most Asian markets...

  • Recipe: Carrot consomm√©

    Recipe: Carrot consommé

      Total time: 25 minutes, plus freezing and 2 to 3 days refrigeration times Servings: This makes about 8 ounces soup, or 4 (1/4-cup) servings. Note: Gelatin sheets can be found at cooking and select gourmet supply stores, as well as online. Juicers can be found at most home and kitchen supply stores,...

  • Recipe: Cucumber vichyssoise

    Recipe: Cucumber vichyssoise

      Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes, plus chilling time for the soup Servings: This makes a scant 2 quarts soup Note: This recipe calls for the use of a chinois, a very fine strainer; chinois are available at cooking and restaurant supply stores, as well as online. This recipe also calls for a juicer;...

  • Recipe: Gazpacho

    Recipe: Gazpacho

      Total time: 20 minutes, plus overnight refrigeration time Servings: Makes about 1½ quarts soup 1 cup chopped red onions 1 cup chopped green bell pepper 1 cup chopped English cucumber 1 cup peeled and chopped tomatoes 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped garlic 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon cayenne 1/4 cup...

  • Recipe: Chilled corn soup

    Recipe: Chilled corn soup

      Total time: About 2 hours, plus cooling and chilling times Servings: This makes a scant 8 ounces soup or 4 (¼-cup) servings Note: This recipe calls for the use of a kitchen scale and a juicer, both of which can be found at most home and kitchen supply stores, as well as online (the Test Kitchen...

  • Recipe: Simple fish stock

    Recipe: Simple fish stock

    Simple fish stock Total time: 1 hour Servings: Makes a generous 2 quarts stock. 1 pound small fish, fish heads, bones, trimmings plus any shrimp shells 3 quarts water 1 tablespoon salt 1/2 onion 1 strip of lemon peel 1 strip of orange peel 1 stalk of celery 1 small carrot, split lengthwise Several stems of...

  • Recipe: Andalusian seafood chowder (Gazpachuelo con pescado)

    Recipe: Andalusian seafood chowder (Gazpachuelo con pescado)

    Total time: 50 minutes Servings: 6 Note: For the fish, use a white fish such as cod or halibut. Serrano ham is available at select gourmet markets and specialty stores. 1 egg, at room temperature 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 2 quarts simple fish stock 1 1/2 cups diced boiling...

  • Recipe: Galician fish stew (Caldeirada)

    Recipe: Galician fish stew (Caldeirada)

    Total time: 1 hour Servings: 4 Note: For the stew, use a white fish such as cod or halibut. 1 1/2 pounds fish fillets Salt 1 1/2 pounds boiling potatoes, peeled and quartered 1 quart water 1 onion, quartered 2 bay leaves 1/4 cup olive oil 4 cloves garlic, chopped 2 tablespoons sweet pimentón (paprika, not...

  • Recipe: Basque seafood soup (Sopa de pescados y mariscos a la vasca)

    Recipe: Basque seafood soup (Sopa de pescados y mariscos a la vasca)

    Total time: 2 hours, 10 minutes Servings: 6 Note: Crustacean shells (shrimp, lobster or crab) give this soup real depth of flavor, so, if possible, choose shrimp with heads and shells. 1 pound whole, small shrimp 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 leeks, chopped 1 onion, chopped 1 carrot,...

  • Recipe: Tuscan chicken stew

    Recipe: Tuscan chicken stew

    Tuscan chicken stew Total time: About 1 hour Servings: 4 Note: Adapted from Food Network Kitchens' "How to Boil Water." 1 onion 4 cloves garlic 1 (15-ounce) can cannellini or Great Northern beans 8 bone-in skinless chicken thighs (about 3 pounds) Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 3 tablespoons...

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