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Paris Mushroom Soup…French Fridays with Dorie
 
I was thrilled to start the new year off with another fabulous recipe from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Around My French Table.  French Fridays with Dorie is group of bloggers  who are making the same recipe each week, then posting photos and comments that Friday.  We’ve been asked not to post the recipe…just save up and buy this magnificent cookbook…you won’t regret it.
 

I adore mushrooms, but I was not certain how I would feel about a mushroom soup that was completely pureed.  But from the first spoonful, I was hooked.  In addition to mushrooms, the onions, garlic, rosemary and white wine infused the broth with lovely, complimentary flavors.  Dorie suggests pouring the piping hot soup over a fresh salad of thinly sliced mushrooms, scallions and chives and topping off with a spoonful of crème fraîche. I used some Greek yogurt for my topping…the cool creaminess was the perfect contrast.  This would be a lovely starter for any meal.

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18 comments on “Paris Mushroom Soup~”

  1. Greek yogurt! That sounds delicious as a topping! I’m glad you like the soup. The texture was surprisingly nice!

  2. I love the oval wooden cutting board you showed in the photo!

  3. Your plates look delicious! wonderful post.

  4. It looks beautiful, Lizzy! Love the design you made. I have never had pureed mushroom soup before, but I just loved it.

  5. I really do like mushrooms and this topping very nice!

  6. I used creme fraiche, but Greek yogurt would be a nice (and less fattening) alternative. Next time!

  7. I really enjoyed your presentations of the soup! Even better, you didn’t have to share – so jealous.

  8. Thanks, everyone! What a great bunch you are! Soup color=good paint color…love it!!! And the cutting board was a little splurge from Williams-Sonoma after getting a nice Christmas check from my MIL (thanks, Jane!).

  9. I love Greek Yogurt…I will have try it with my next bowl. Loved your presentation!

  10. Creating Amazing Meals, what a nice thing to say!

    Kathy, thanks! I never can find creme fraiche at my market and don’t think far enough ahead to make any! I love Greek yogurt, too 🙂

  11. Thanks, scrambledhenfruit…glad you liked it as well 🙂

  12. Thanks, onewetfood…it was a bit of a challenge 😉

  13. Gorgeous pics! I’m relieved that I have Dorie’s cookbook already or I would be running to Borders to acquire it. I love the umami satisfaction of mushroom soup.

    What is the white mound in the middle of the bowl?

    Vanessa

  14. Vanessa, my white mound was Greek yogurt~

  15. this soup looks delicious

  16. I have never tried mushroom soup before, but I’m sure I would like it…we go through so many mushrooms around my house! I love that you used Greek yogurt to add some creaminess. Isn’t that just wonderful? Thank you for sharing!

  17. Ya know, come to think of it, I’ve never made mushroom soup either…but boy was it good. Hope you all get a chance to try it!

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