French Onion Soup

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One of my favorites. This soup was an adventure for me to experiment and try to perfect. The French Onion Soup also has a lot of history traced back to ancient Rome 8,000 years ago. The French Onion Soup we know today was developed in Paris, France in the 18th century. Although a lot of chefs now are trying to refine it further, there is a base standard for it to be called a French Onion Soup;

  • Has to be made with Beef stock, not broth.
  • Caramelized onions
  • Cheese (many chefs argue the use of Gruyere cheese)
  • Bread
  • Stock
  • Garlic

What is the difference between stock and broth?

well, a stock is a liquid that is created by cooking bones, while broth is used by cooking the meat. Both share the same Mirepoix (a Mirepoix is Onions, Carrots, Celery. The ratio is 50% Onion, 25% carrot, 25% Celery). Although a…

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