This is in fact vichyssoise though we ate a serving hot. Melt the butter in a medium saucepan. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Most can agree that potato-leek soup was widely cooked and enjoyed in 19th century France. I love Julia's Vichyssoise, though I more frequently make her leek and potato soup or Potage Parmentier. I made four generous servings. En zoek meer in iStock’s bibliotheek van royalty-free stockbeelden met Culturen foto’s die beschikbaar zijn voor snel en eenvoudig downloaden. Love reading your travel posts. The fact that it is served cold makes it a bit exotic and this will probably please your guests. Hot, it is a delicious potato and leek soup. This recipe is very simple to put together and very low in fat. Change ). French Vichyssoise. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. I'm so glad to have you blogging again! (Then go buy an immersion blender. Thanks for continuing to read. Download deze Vichyssoise Potato And Leek Soup foto nu. I enjoy doing that too! 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. Great to hear from you. Vichyssoise soup - the French version of potato & leek soup Doesn’t look much does it but in my opinion this is one of the best of all soups. This is a simple soup that’s absolutely comforting when enjoyed warm on a chilly day. I love this soup, love to cook, love to write abot it. Love this soup! 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. Puree in a blender or food processor until very smooth. Hoping your new year is going along swell, too. But I love that you can also enjoy it chilled. 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Add the onion and leek and cook until softened - about 10-15 minutes on a low heat. I love his ‘About’ – that alone is worth a read, but here’s his (or grandma’s) vichyssoise with the story behind it. This potato leek soup recipe is very simple despite its somewhat haughty name. Yes, I love this soup, too. 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. Typical October weather (95 one day, 70 and rainy a few days later) coupled with interrupted sleep has led to … . And then there’s Vichyssoise, which is basically a chilled, creamy potato and leek soup. But although it's good chilled, I'm never in the mood for it in cold soup season. But warm, at this time of the year? 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. Hope your 2016 is wonderful, Rosemary! We had a small serving hot, the rest we’ll have later cold, ie vichyssoise (it will keep fine in the freezer). Ready for the easiest and most awesome cold soup ever? 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? 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 particular soup is a potato and leek based soup, seasoned ever so perfectly with salt and white pepper… yes, white pepper. Here’s the recipe: https://latvianmom.com/2018/02/01/mushroom-omelette/, Yes I like leek and potatoe soup, leeks are a good alternative to onion, they don’t make you cry cutting them . October 24, 2012 Filed Under: Soups and Stews. It is most commonly served cold, but can be served hot. Add leeks and salt; cook until leeks begin to wilt. . (This one was so good!) 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. Creamy,tasty, warming. zout (waarschijnlijk heb je wat meer nodig) 5 dl. 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. I love both a good vichyssoise and hot potato soup so I know I would enjoy you recipe. After … – 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. As it chills it becomes super thick and creamy. Add a splash of white wine, the potatoes… I could live on soup this time of year! He says he’s too busy!!! ( Log Out /  Are we going to see a post with the newest member of the clan soon? . I realize you don't have to take the time to comment . Well, check this out the! I am constantly bugging Stephane about posting again. But this does sound very nice and I am always happy to snack on soup – slow roasted beef casserole for my tea tonight! When it comes to vichyssoise … … Once butter is melted, add the leeks … I say sadly because this was one of the best food blogs (and much more) around. I dont think I could do a meat free day! Too filling. :-) Fun post -- thanks. How to make potato leek soup !!!!! I bought a couple of leeks with the intention of making a leek and potato soup for Friday, one of our ‘meatless days’. Traditional vichyssoise recipes begin with … but it makes my day! 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 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 … 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. Fry for 1 minute, remove, and place them on paper towels. I haven't made a potato soup yet this season and this one fits the bill deliciously. Vichyssoise – French Potato and Leek Soup. I have to say that I was shocked by how … There’s nutmeg and chives too. La mulți ani! 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). 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. Yes. 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. 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. I've eaten soup (usually my what's-in-the-fridge kind) every day this week. 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. I bought a couple of leeks with the intention of making a leek and potato soup for Friday, one of our ‘meatless days’. Many North Americans pronounce it ‘Vishee-SWAH’, … But they looked fresh and the price was right! 4 cups potatoes, peeled and diced. Vichyssoise. Thanks for visiting again, John, after my break! Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Add potatoes, onions (leeks), celery and parsley to a large pot. Serve chilled, it is the classic Vichyssoise. It is a great soup. Add stock until vegetables are … 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. 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! Or use a blender or food processor for this step. (And love to read your blog, too!). This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. 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! Too often, though, I find the leeks in the supermarket either rather sad-looking or just pricey. About me, Chapter 2, About me, Chapter 3. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Melt butter in soup pot over medium-high heat. 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… Vichyssoise, pronounced vihsh-ee-SWAHZ is a classic French soup. . Creamy potatoes make darn delicious creamy vegan vichyssoise. Nevertheless, although posts seem to have stopped all the old ones seem still to be there. Gently stir in the cream before serving. But back then it was called Potage à la Parmentier, named after Antoine-Augustin Parmentier, a nutritionist who popularized potatoes in France. Cool. I a large, heavy bottom pot, melt butter over medium-low heat. I'm with you, Susan; it's soup time of year. Use an immersion blender to puree the soup until smooth. 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. MUCH easier than pouring hot soup in a blender.) Good to be missed, Karen. 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! Two things… First of all, the name of this Classic Soup is pronounced ‘Vishee-SWAAZZ’. Vichyssoise (pronounced vee-shee-swahzz) is an American creation, despite sounding French and all. 2 cup heavy cream 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. Salt and pepper. We happened to live in a great little town called Ogawa Machi in Saitama Prefecture. Leek and potato soup smells good, tastes good, and is simplicity itself to make. Learn how your comment data is processed. Thanks for stopping by, Roz. ( Log Out /  ( Log Out /  Most recipes for chilled potato soup have lots and lots of heavy cream thus fat. 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! After you master the basic recipe, be sure to try the recipe variations below. You do need to cook it, and then cool it. The soup looks very tasty. Odd to find your comment now. but then I could year-round, too! Vichyssoise is a thick soup made from pureed leeks, onions and potatoes with cream and chicken stock. https://myfrenchheaven.com/2017/06/22/a-special-vichyssoise-for-my-muses/. Vichyssoise – Cold Leek and Potato Soup. 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. It’s worth adding that leeks are a wonderful, often overlooked vegetable. De Fransen noemen het Vichyssoise, de Engelsen noemen het Leek & Potato maar ik noem het LEKKER! Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. 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. 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. This soup is different. It’s thickened with puréed potatoes and leeks and cream is added to give it a fine consistency. ( Log Out /  Cut into very thin strips and add them to a deep frying pan with sunflower oil over medium heat. Stir in the cream, reserving some for garnish. … but I guess leek-fed goats would make a good curry! So glad you decided to stay. Pretty good for the summer. I’m sure the flavor is slightly different too but not worlds different, so it’s okay… use black pepper if you want. 8 cups water. 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