Soups

  • Culinary SOS: Junior's Deli mushroom barley soup

    Culinary SOS: Junior's Deli mushroom barley soup

      Dear Noelle: My husband and I love the mushroom barley soup at Junior's Deli in West L.A. Could you possibly get the recipe so we can make it at home? Thanks. Sharon Pearline Pacific Palisades Dear Sharon: Junior's was happy to share the recipe for this hearty soup, which we've adapted below....

  • Culinary SOS: Bewley's Tuscan bean and tomato soup

    Culinary SOS: Bewley's Tuscan bean and tomato soup

    The hearty vegetarian soup is from a cafe in Dublin, Ireland.

  • Recipe: Warszawa's cold borscht

    Recipe: Warszawa's cold borscht

      Warszawa is a wonderfully homey little restaurant that has been quietly serving amazingly sophisticated Polish food in Santa Monica for more than three decades. It may be most famous for its roast duck and pirogi (and its terrific collection of Polish vodkas), but this borscht is simply unbelievable....

  • Culinary SOS: Seafood chowder

    Culinary SOS: Seafood chowder

    The New England-style soup is served at Annabelle's Keg and Chowder House in Ketchikan, Alaska.

  • Recipe: Miso soup with clams and chives

    Recipe: Miso soup with clams and chives

      Miso soup with clams and chives Total time: 30 minutes, plus overnight soaking time for the clams Servings: 4 Note: You can make a second batch of dashi by combining the used bonito flakes and kombu seaweed in a saucepan with 4 cups of water. Bring it to a boil over medium heat and then simmer...

  • Culinary SOS: Chilled avocado and watercress soup with shrimp

    Culinary SOS: Chilled avocado and watercress soup with shrimp

    Here's an adapted recipe for a dish served at Jake's Grill in Portland, Ore.

  • Culinary SOS: Borscht at Warszawa

    Culinary SOS: Borscht at Warszawa

    Dear SOS: My husband and I have been regulars at Warszawa in Santa Monica for years. On hot days, I dream about their cold borscht, which is perfectly balanced and better than anything my grandmother ever made. Is there any way you could find out their recipe for me? Thank you so much! Susan Hurwitz...

  • Recipe: Leek, apple and thyme soup

    Recipe: Leek, apple and thyme soup

      Leek, apple and thyme soup Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes Servings: Makes about 3 quarts soup, 10 to 12 servings 7 leeks, divided 3 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 large onion, thinly sliced 2 to 3 large cloves garlic, pressed 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled and chopped...

  • Recipe: Cold noodles in beef broth (Mul naeng myun)

    Recipe: Cold noodles in beef broth (Mul naeng myun)

    Total time: About 1 hour, 30 minutes plus chilling time Servings: 4 Note: Adapted from "Korean Cooking for Everyone" by Ji Sook Choe and Yukiko Moriyama. Dongchimi kimchi and Korean buckwheat or arrowroot noodles are available at Korean markets (the noodles often come with soup-base seasoning packets,...

  • Recipe: Peking duck broth with nappa cabbage

    Recipe: Peking duck broth with nappa cabbage

      Peking duck broth with nappa cabbage Total time: 1 1/2 hours Servings: 4 Note: Ending a meal with soup may seem unusual, but this vegetable laden-soup serves as a simple and cleansing bookend to the sumptuous Peking duck dinner. Doctoring up canned broth with the duck bones is a time saver that...

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