The ultimate winter comfort food: A piping hot bowl of soup

UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2014 01:30 PM IST 5 Photos
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With the many layers of inviting blankets to cuddle into at the end of a day comes the time to dig out the pots and hunt for soup recipes. A piping hot bowl of soup serves as the ultimate comfort food to snuggle up to during the winter months, and offers plenty of health benefits. We’ve rounded up a selection of the best winter soup recipes from chefs around town | Beijing Fish Soup: Ingredients: 5gm each of black mushrooms, light soya sauce, salt and sesame oil, 10gm each of snow peas, silken tofu, white pepper powder, Basa fillet fish, Chinese wine and carrots, 15gm prawns, 1/2 lemon, 1/2tbs broth powder and 300ml water.

With the many layers of inviting blankets to cuddle into at the end of a day comes the time to dig out the pots and hunt for soup recipes. A piping hot bowl of soup serves as the ultimate comfort food to snuggle up to during the winter months, and offers plenty of health benefits. We’ve rounded up a selection of the best winter soup recipes from chefs around town | Beijing Fish Soup: Ingredients: 5gm each of black mushrooms, light soya sauce, salt and sesame oil, 10gm each of snow peas, silken tofu, white pepper powder, Basa fillet fish, Chinese wine and carrots, 15gm prawns, 1/2 lemon, 1/2tbs broth powder and 300ml water.

UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2014 01:30 PM IST
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Young Garlic Cream SoupIngredients: 80gm elephant garlic cloves, 50ml olive oil and cream, 15gm butter, 50gm white onions, 100ml chicken stock, 1 thyme sprig, 1 chicken breast, 5gm Creole spice mix, 150ml milk, 1tbs chopped spring onion and salt and pepper to taste. Full recipe

Young Garlic Cream SoupIngredients: 80gm elephant garlic cloves, 50ml olive oil and cream, 15gm butter, 50gm white onions, 100ml chicken stock, 1 thyme sprig, 1 chicken breast, 5gm Creole spice mix, 150ml milk, 1tbs chopped spring onion and salt and pepper to taste. Full recipe

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Meen RasamIngredients: 30gm each of squid rings and Sole fillet, 60gm prawns, 20gm tomato, 5gm lentils (arhar dal), 2gm salt, ginger and garlic each, 15gm curry leaves, 1 dry red chilli and 1gm each of black pepper (whole), coriander seeds, cumin seeds, mustard seeds and turmeric powder. Full recipe

Meen RasamIngredients: 30gm each of squid rings and Sole fillet, 60gm prawns, 20gm tomato, 5gm lentils (arhar dal), 2gm salt, ginger and garlic each, 15gm curry leaves, 1 dry red chilli and 1gm each of black pepper (whole), coriander seeds, cumin seeds, mustard seeds and turmeric powder. Full recipe

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Mediterranean Fish SoupIngredients: For the soup, you would need 100gm each of olive oil, onions, fennel seeds and tomatoes; 15gm garlic, 3gm thyme, 1gm saffron and bay leaf, 500gm fishbones (preferably bream or mullet), 800gm water, 125gm white wine, 25gm tomato purée and 6gm salt. For the Rouille, take 50gm egg york, 25gm garlic, 250gm olive oil, 3gm salt and 1gm saffron. Full recipe

Mediterranean Fish SoupIngredients: For the soup, you would need 100gm each of olive oil, onions, fennel seeds and tomatoes; 15gm garlic, 3gm thyme, 1gm saffron and bay leaf, 500gm fishbones (preferably bream or mullet), 800gm water, 125gm white wine, 25gm tomato purée and 6gm salt. For the Rouille, take 50gm egg york, 25gm garlic, 250gm olive oil, 3gm salt and 1gm saffron. Full recipe

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White Asparagus & Almond SoupYou will need 250gm each of white asparagus and almonds, 1lt truffle oil, 1 lemon, 50gm yellow butter and flour, 100gm carrots, 30gm onions and leeks and half baguette. Full recipre

White Asparagus & Almond SoupYou will need 250gm each of white asparagus and almonds, 1lt truffle oil, 1 lemon, 50gm yellow butter and flour, 100gm carrots, 30gm onions and leeks and half baguette. Full recipre

UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2014 01:30 PM IST
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