Hot Soups How-Tos

How To: Cook stove top lentil soup

Follow this quick recipe for some delicious lentil soup, made from scratch. To make a delicious stove top lentil soup, you will need the following ingredients: 1cup of lentils, 4 cups of water, 1 onion, 1 tsp oil, salt and pepper, butter and flour. Boil the lentils in water. Chop the onion, and fry the onions with the lentils in the oil. Add 4 cups of water and bring to a boil. Put the butter in a pan, melt it, and add the flour. Add some cold water to the pan and stir. Pour it into the soup....

How To: Make Vietnamese pumpkin soup

This video is a demonstration of how to make pumpkin soup the Vietnamese way. The ingredients are 1/2 pound of ground pork, scallions, fresh pumpkin, salt, pepper, sugar and fish sauce. Prepare the meat: mix the pork with 2 teaspoons of sugar, half a teaspoon of salt, some pepper and chopped up scallions (reserve some), and two tablespoons of fish sauce. Cut up the remaining scallions. Cut up the pumpkin and remove the skin. Boil four cups of water and a little salt. Drop chunks of pork into ...

How To: Make Indian-style chicken stock

In this Food video tutorial you will learn how to make Indian-style chicken stock. Harpal Singh Sokhi presents this video. To make good soup or gravy, the stock is the main part. Take the chicken bones; boil them with hot water and drain. Then refresh them with cold water, that is, just put them in cold water. Then slice half a carrot with the skin, cut one onion with the skin into quarters, celery stem, leaks or spring onion, two bay leaves, pepper corn, 3-4 crushed garlic pods and add all t...

How To: Make paneer tikka masala

In this video, Chef Vah teaches you how to make a delicious paneer tikka masala. Full of spices and tons of flavor, this is a great dish to please all your vegetarian cravings. This is very similar to the chicken masala, with a few alterations. Chef here gives you a play by play of everything you need to know and do to achieve this great dish for an authentic Indian meal. Full of tips, and thorough instructions of how to make this, your mouth will be watering before you even begin your own pr...

How To: Remove the fat from stock

Stock are very easy to make and even easier to remove the fat from. In this how to video Chef Paul talks about removing the fat from your cooking stock. Watch and learn how to make your broths just a little healthier by removing the fat that gathers at the top.

How To: Cook a watercress and stilton soup

James Martin makes a smooth full-flavoured soup combining Stilton and watercress. You will need chicken stock, shallot, garlic, celery, watercress, potato, and stilton cheese. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make a delicious watercress stilton soup.

How To: Make leek soup

In this video series, our expert will demonstrate how to make a delicious leek soup recipe. You will learn how to prepare all the vegetables, including mushrooms, garlic and leeks of course.

How To: Make Korean spicy beef soup

In this video, we learn how to make Korean spicy beef soup. First, you will make the broth by adding 10.5 c water with 5 garlic cloves, 8 oz beef brisket, 2 onions, 2 green onions, and black pepper corns. Cook for 45 on high, then move onto boiling your vegetables. Boil the fernbrake and fero stems until they are soft. After this, boil the mung beans with a pinch of salt for 5 minutes with the cover on, then drain. Go back to the beef and remove it from the broth, then drain the broth. When a...

How To: Cook Pho Ga like a restaurant chef

The national dish of Vietnam, Pho, is an amazing dish that you can have at any time of the day, preferably in the cold weather! In this video you will learn how to make Pho Ga, a version of Pho with chicken instead of beef. Chef Mai Pham shows you how to cook the Pho the best way and techniques for cutting the vegetables and spices properly.

How To: Cook scorpion soup with garlic and pork

Eat scorpions?!? Of course! Insects can be a great source of protein. Scorpion soup, which you can cook in a wok, may be served as a main course or an appetizer. Learn the key to cooking this unique soup, and amaze your friends at the next dinner party or potluck you attend!

How To: Cook Low Sodium Minestrone Soup

This is an amazing minestrone soup that is both extremely healthy and tastes delicious. It's high in fiber and is full of vitamins and minerals. Even though it's low in salt and so healthy it still leaves you feeling full and satisfied. You can make this soup anytime of the year winter, spring, summer, and fall or for lunch or dinner or even a snack. My wife and I created this recipe because she was pregnant and had to follow a low sodium diet. This recipe is not just for women who are pregna...

How To: Make creamy leek soup

In this tutorial, learn how to make a nice, creamy soup that is full of healthy veggies. This leek soup is delicious and perfect for a cold night in. This incredibly healthy dish will fill you up for an entire lunch or dinner or serve as a great side dish or snack. Enjoy!

How To: Make homemade pho (Vietnamese soup)

Smell that? That's the smell of this next tasty food tutorial. In this video, you'll be finding out one way, out of many, to make a delicious dish known as pho soup. It's a Vietnamese soup that contains some great ingredients, including beef, noodles, basil, lima beans, and much more. The great thing about pho, is that you can customize it whichever way you want. So good luck and enjoy!

How To: Cook a flavorful water veggie soup without using stock

Today we are making water soup. Now this may conjure up images of a flavorless meal. In this how to video Mark Bittman from the New York Times shows how to make a flavorful soup without using stock. This recipe is equally delicious as any other stock based soup out there. Mix in onions, carrots, zucchini, garlic and fresh parsley. Cook a flavorful water veggie soup without using stock.

How To: Make Korean kimchi stew

This tutorial Korean cooking video will teach you to make a Kimchi stew. To make this Korean dish, you will need: kimchi, pork belly, onion, green onion, soft tofu, garlic, hot pepper paste and flakes, bean sprouts, red pepper, salt, sugar, and sesame oil. This stew is great for a cold winter's day.

How To: Make Indian Chinese style hot & sour soup

Hot and sour soup is a popular Chinese dish that is loaded with veggies and usually chicken. Try this flavorful and hearty Indian Chinese version which is completely vegetarian and can be made vegan also. It’s simply delicious! Just watch this how-to video to learn how.

How To: Make warm peach soup

Chef Charlie Trotter demonstrates how to make warm peach soup; A delightful dessert soup to accompany ice cream, sorbets or just fruit. He takes peeled peaches, puts them in syrup, and adds ginger and cinnamon to make the warm soup. He then demonstrates how to make a cold watermelon sorbet to accompany the soup. Make warm peach soup.

How To: Make a traditional rich and creamy tomato soup

Once you have this soup, you'll never reach for another can again. You will need: 4 ounces salted butter, 1 large chopped onion, 4 stalks chopped celery, 2 chopped garlic cloves, 1 chopped fennel bulb, 2 chopped carrots, 3 cans diced tomatoes, 4 cups vegetable or chicken stock, 12 sun-dred tomatoes, 2 tablespoons tomato paste, 1/2 cup sugar, salt, pepper, 3 cups light cream, Worcestershire sauce and 5 tablespoons cornstarch. Make a traditional rich and creamy tomato soup.

How To: Make instant hot tomato rasam

In this video we learn how to make tomato rasam. You will need: 2 tsp ghee, 1/4 tsp mustard seeds, 1/8 tsp asafetida, curry leaves, green chilies, 1/4 tsp crushed black peppercorns, 2 crushed garlic cloves, 1 tomato soup can, 1 tsp tamarind paste, salt, 1 tsp rasam powder, and cilantro. First, heat up the ghee in a pan. Then, add in the mustard seeds and let them pop. From here, add in the asafetida, curry leaves, green chilies, garlic, and black peppercorns and mix together. Then, add in the...

How To: Make an authentic southern California tortilla soup

One main highlight of living in southern California is the Mexican food. Being so close to the border it's only natural. And one staple dish of southern California Mexican food is tortilla soup. In this video chef Jason Hill takes you through the steps to making an authentic chicken tortilla soup that looks amazing!

How To: Cook a homestyle clam chowder with quahogs or large cherrystones

Sure, you've probably eaten New England clam chowder plenty of times, straight from the can on your local grocery store's shelf. But that's no way to eat a chowder. You have to make it fresh and homemade, right in your own kitchen. The best chowders are made with the freshest ingredients and patience. Jasper White shares his recipe from "The Summer Shack Cookbook", for what is truly a classic homestyle clam chowder. How does he makes it without a thickener? Watch and learn from a master.

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