Recipe courtesy of Laura Calder
Episode: The Bread Show
Bread Soup
Total:
40 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
2 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
40 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
2 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 heaping spoonfuls goose fat or duck fat
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Handful chopped fresh thyme
  • 3 cups/750 ml chicken stock 
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2 large slices day-old baguette or other bread, toasted
  • Grated Comte or gruyere cheese, for serving
  • Chopped fresh parsley, for serving

Directions

Melt the fat in a soup pot and add the garlic, cooking for 2 minutes. Add the bay leaf and thyme and pour in the stock. Simmer for 30 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Lay a slice of toasted bread in the bottom of each soup plate. Ladle the stock over the bread. Sprinkle with the cheese and parsley, and serve hot.

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