Soup alla Lombarda

Italian Soup Recipes
Ingredients: Clear soupfowl forcemeatBechamelpeaslobster buttereggsasparagus Make a firm forcemeat of fowl and divide it into three parts, to the first add two spoonsful of cream Bechamel, to the second four spoonsful of puree of green peas, to the third two spoonsful of lobster butter and the yolk of an egg; thus you will have the {More...}

Zuppa Primaverile (Spring Soup)

Italian Soup Recipes
Ingredients: Clear soupvegetables Any fresh spring vegetables will do for this soup, but they must all be cooked separately and put into the soup at the last minute. It is best made with fresh peas, asparagus tips, and a few strips of tarragon. {More...}

Soup alla Modanese

Italian Soup Recipes
Ingredients: StockspinachbuttersalteggsParmesannutmegcroutons Wash one pound of spinach in five or six waters, then chop it very fine and mix it with three ounces of butter, salt it and warm it up. Then let it get cold, pass through a hair sieve, and add two eggs, a tablespoonful of grated Parmesan, and very little nutmeg. Add {More...}

Soup alla Nazionale

Italian Soup Recipes
Ingredients: Clear soupsavoury custard Make a savoury custard and divide it into three parts, one to be left white, another coloured red with tomato, and the third green with spinach. Put a layer of each in a buttered saucepan and cook for about ten minutes, cut it into dice, so that you have the three {More...}

Soup all’Imperatrice

Italian Soup Recipes
Ingredients: Breast of fowleggssaltpepperground ricenutmegclear stock Pound the breast of a fowl in a mortar, and add to it a teaspoonful of ground rice, the yolk of an egg, salt, pepper, and a pinch of nutmeg. Pass this through a sieve, form quenelles with it, and pour a good clear soup over them. {More...}

Neapolitan Soup

Italian Soup Recipes
Ingredients: Fowlpotato floureggsBechamel saucepeasasparagusspinachclear soup Mix a quarter pound of forcemeat of fowl with a tablespoonful of potato flour, a tablespoonful of Bechamel sauce, and the yolk of an egg; put this into a tube about the size round of an ordinary macaroni; twenty minutes before serving squirt the forcemeat into a saucepan with boiling {More...}

Roman Soup

Italian Soup Recipes
Ingredients: Stockbuttereggssaltcrumb of breadparsleynutmegflourParmesan Mix three and a half ounces of butter with two eggs and four ounces of crumbs of bread soaked in stock, a little chopped parsley, salt, and a pinch of nutmeg. Reduce this and add two tablespoonsful of flour and one of grated Parmesan. Form this into little quenelles and boil {More...}

Clear Soup

Italian Soup Recipes
Ingredients: Stock meatwatera bunch of herbs (thymeparsleychervilbay leafbasilmarjoram)three carrotsthree turnipsthree onionsthree cloves stuck in the onionsone blade of mace Cut up three pounds of stock meat small and put it in a stock pot with two quarts of cold water, three carrots, and three turnips cut up, three onions with a clove stuck in each {More...}

Soup alla Canavese

Italian Soup Recipes
Ingredients: White stockbutteronionscarrotcelerytomatocauliflowerfat baconparsleysageParmesansaltpepper Chop up half an onion, half a carrot, half a stick of celery, a small bit of fat bacon, and fry them in two ounces of butter. Thencover them with good white stock, boil for a few minutes, pass through a sieve, and add two tablespoonsful of tomato puree. Then blanch {More...}

Soup with Risotto

Italian Soup Recipes
Ingredients: Risottoeggsbread crumbsclear or brown soup If you have some good risotto left, you can use it up by making it into little balls the size of small nuts. Egg and bread crumb and fry them in butter; dry them and put them into a soup tureen with hot soup. The soup may be either {More...}