Soups

  • Culinary SOS: Lumberyard Restaurant's roasted tomato bisque

    Culinary SOS: Lumberyard Restaurant's roasted tomato bisque

    The creamy soup boasts deep tomato flavor complemented by roasted pepper and garlic.

  • Winter vegetable soup at Lido Restaurant in Shell Beach

    Winter vegetable soup at Lido Restaurant in Shell Beach

    Dear SOS: I wrote to you several months ago about an incredible winter root vegetable soup that I had at the Lido Restaurant in Shell Beach, Calif. It was served as part of a menu for last January's Restaurant Month. I have searched your column for it, but have never seen my request. I realize...

  • Recipe: Humphrey's Restaurant's Cajun shrimp and corn chowder

    Recipe: Humphrey's Restaurant's Cajun shrimp and corn chowder

    Dear SOS: We recently ate at Humphrey’s Restaurant in San Diego. We loved the Cajun shrimp and corn chowder. Kathy Kaiser Orange Dear Kathy: Corn and shrimp are a great pairing and make for a great harmony in this simple but richly flavored Cajun spiced soup. Cajun shrimp and corn chowder Total...

  • Recipe: Green garlic soup with strangolapretti

    Recipe: Green garlic soup with strangolapretti

    Green garlic soup with strangolapretti Total time: 35 minutes, plus 15 minutes resting time for the strangolapretti Servings: 4 Note: Adapted from Evan Funke, executive chef at Rustic Canyon Wine Bar & Seasonal Kitchen. Green garlic is available seasonally from farmers markets and select well-stocked...

  • Recipe: Soup with winter greens and chickpeas

    Recipe: Soup with winter greens and chickpeas

      Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen, we would like to know about it. Upload pictures of the finished dish here. Total time: About 1 hour, 30 minutes Servings: 8 VIDEO Click here to watch Times Food Editor Russ Parsons make this dish....

  • Recipe: Caldo verde

    Recipe: Caldo verde

      Caldo verde Total time: About 50 minutes Servings: 6 to 8 Note: Adapted from "The New England Cookbook" by Brooke Dojny. 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 pound sausage, preferably Spanish chorizo, linguiça or kielbasa, thinly sliced 1 large onion, chopped 4 cups chicken broth 1 1/2 pounds boiling...

  • Recipe: Black bean soup at Las Brisas

    Recipe: Black bean soup at Las Brisas

    Dear SOS: Could you possibly get the recipe for the black bean soup at Las Brisas restaurant in Laguna Beach? They have the most delicious black bean soup I've ever tasted! Beatrice Hayden Rolling Hills Estates Dear Beatrice: We loved the texture and depth of this black bean soup, slow-simmered...

  • Recipe: Roasted kabocha squash and celery root soup with maple syrup and brown butter

    Recipe: Roasted kabocha squash and celery root soup with maple syrup and brown butter

      Roasted kabocha squash and celery root soup with maple syrup and brown butter Total time: About 1 hour, plus roasting time for the vegetables Servings: 8 to 10 Note: Adapted from "Love Soup" by Anna Thomas. 1 (2 1/2 pound) kabocha squash 3/4 pound turnips, about 3 medium-sized turnips 3/4 pound...

  • Recipe: Kibbeh bi'kizabrath (cilantro-tomato soup with Syrian meatballs)

    Recipe: Kibbeh bi'kizabrath (cilantro-tomato soup with Syrian meatballs)

    Total time: About 1 hour, 45 minutes Servings: 8 Note: Adapted from Poopa Dweck's "Aromas of Aleppo." A meat grinder is required for this recipe. Rice flour can be found at Asian markets and well-stocked supermarkets. Kibbeh (meatball) filling 1/4 pound ground beef 1/2 cup chopped inner celery...

  • Recipe: Organic Panificio Cafe's sweet corn and parsnip soup

    Recipe: Organic Panificio Cafe's sweet corn and parsnip soup

    Dear SOS: The Organic Panificio Cafe in Marina del Rey has a delicious sweet corn and parsnip soup. I ordered a bowl, and when my husband tasted it he ordered one for himself. Carol Lewis Woodland Hills Dear Carol: This recipe marries sweet summer corn with delicately sweet parsnips, fresh garlic...

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