Northern pike make an excellent soup fish, as they are lean, white and firm — and, when you fillet them, you often get odd-shaped pieces that work well cut into soup bits. This is my take on Northern pike soup, done Manitoba style.
A Nordic take on salmon soup. Chunks of salmon or trout, served with potatoes, cream, dill and, if you have it, whey.
Goose soup, Nordic style… sorta. A clean, bright goose soup with Nordic ingredients, but made in the style of Vietnamese pho. It’s awesome.
Today is Mother’s Day, and for me that means mom’s clam chowder. Not only is it a wonderful chowder, but it’s also a bowl full of memories.
A recipe for mushroom bisque using wild mushrooms. This is basically real, homemade cream of mushroom soup. You can use any sort of mushroom you like.
A Scandinavian take on fish chowder, this recipe uses a variety of fish and seafood, although any firm fish will work, along with a cool, optional ingredient: whey. Whey adds a bright tartness to the broth. This is such a great soup you’ll want to give it a go.
I call this recipe thistle soup. Little pheasant meatballs in a clear pheasant broth served with artichoke hearts and cardoons. It is a lovely light dinner or lunch in springtime. And don’t worry if you don’t have cardoons, you can skip them.
There is a problem with smoked duck: You have spent all this time to smoke a duck or goose, but most of the best meat is in the breast. After you eat that, what then? Make this soup. It makes the best use of the leftovers and is easy to make.