Hot Soups How-Tos

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 poached egg soup with carrots, garlic & onions

In this tutorial, we learn how to make poached egg soup. First, roast carrots, garlic, and onions with olive oil until they are golden brown. After this, pour hot chicken stock into the pan along with fresh herbs that are your favorite. You can use cilantro, basil, tarragon, or whatever else you like. Next, crack as many eggs as you'd like into the hot broth. After this, set your timer for three minutes and the eggs will be cooked perfectly. When you're ready to serve, pour broth and one egg ...

How To: Make a secret French onion soup

Maria teaches the secrets of making French onion soup. An excellent summary is given below. First peel some onions and slice them nicely. Now heat about 10 table spoons of butter in a soup broth and add the sliced onions to it. Cook them on very low heat by stirring occasionally until they turn golden brown(1 hour approximately). Now add some white wine, turn the heat up high and add a bay leaf and handful of flat leaf parsley to it. Cook it till the wine evaporates, add 3 cups of beef stock ...

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 New Orleans style gumbo with scallops

You can't get better gumbo than in Louisiana, but if you, like us, can't make it out there anytime soon then the best way to soak up the savory and spicy flavor of Louisiana is to bring Louisiana home to you. Gumbo, a very thick and deep stew consisting of meat, vegetables, and more chili powder than most of us would deem safe, is a tradtional Lousiana dish.

How To: Make New Orleans style gumbo

Damondadon the Chef demonstrates how to make New Orleans style Gumbo. The ingredients for the gumbo are chicken, shrimp, sausage, chicken broth, bell pepper, celery, tomatoes, onion, thyme, canned tomatoes, garlic powder, black pepper, rice, oil and gumbo base.

How To: Make authentic New Orleans style jambalaya

Jambalaya is a delicious dish, full of flavor and always satisfying. Watch this video and learn how to make your own hearty jambalaya to share with friends or eat all by yourself. This is an authentic New Orleans recipe full of delicious ingredients.

How To: Cook stir fry rice noodles with vegetables

In this tutorial, Chef Ken Hom shows us how to make stir fry rice noodles with vegetables. First you will need to take 8 oz rice noodle and soak them in water until they are soft, then drain them. Now you need to prepare your vegetables. You will need: bean sprouts (8 oz), red peppers (4 oz), shredded water chestnuts (8 oz), spring onions (6 of them finely shredded). Now, stir fry your vegetables in oil and add in 1 tsp salt, 2 tbsp of soy sauce, 3 tbsp of rice wine, 2 1/2 tbsp tomato paste a...

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: 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 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 a savory and thick French onion soup

What better way to get your greasiness on than with a thick and juicy French onion soup? Though the rich French dish is a little too oily for some, we love it because of the delicious flavor balance between the crunchy bread, warm, caramelized onions, and thickened cheese topping.

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 basic potato soup

Potato soup is not difficult to make but it is incredibly tasty and filling. In this tutorial learn how to make a delicious potato soup from scratch and what to do if you make a mistake. You can't ruin this soup! If you mess up, follow Melanie's tips for recovery and no one will be the wiser.

How To: Make meals from the Great Depression: Egg drop soup

The Great Depression of the 1930's and 1940's and today's recession: now is a good time to prepare a meal inexpensively. 91 year old cook and great grandmother, Clara, recounts her childhood during the Great Depression as she prepares meals from the era. Learn how to make simple yet delicious dishes while listening to stories from the Depression. In this cooking how to, Clara makes Egg Drop Soup and remembers a story about her brother.

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.

How To: Make tonjiru or butajiro—pork and vegetable miso soup

Niho Ryori demonstrates how to make tonjiru or butajiro, pork and vegetable miso soup. First, cut carrots into quartered slices. Do the same with a giant white radish. Repeat the technique with a potato and add them to water. Scrub a root under running water and peel off the skin. Shave off slices of the root and put them in water to prevent discoloration. Dice small squares of par boiled gelatin. Cut a spring onion into diagonal slices. Heat a low-flavored oil in a pan and add all the vegeta...

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....

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