"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > Recipes & Ingredients > Soups, Stews & Casseroles > Soups
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 01-10-2008, 08:59 AM   #21
Sous Chef
 
csalt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 909
Quote:
Originally Posted by harryf View Post
Hi everyone! Thanks for all the welcoming.

I mostly cook vegetable soup. And I do it quick. My stomach is really impatient.

So what I do is boil the water, then toss in the chopped vegetables, and let it cook for a while. And that is it. Yes, I know I am not good at cooking.

Of the above mention thickeners, which one is the cheapest?
Harry, instead of tossing your chopped vegs into the boiling water try this:
melt a little butter in a saucepan ( the one you intend to make the soup in ) then put the vegs in and sweat them for a few minutes, turning them over in the butter. Then very slowly stir in a tbsp of plain flour along with your seasoning, salt pepper, whatever; a stock cube of you have one, then add the water ,slowly,to prevent lumps froming, bring to the boil, turn down and leave to simmer for as long as you want. Try it. Sweating the vegs first brings out the flavour more.
__________________

__________________
csalt is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
None

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:19 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.