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Soupe de petits pois à la menthe

One of the rites of spring is a trip to the market for fresh peas, which appear in abundance in June. In this recipe, the peas are blended into a textured soup enlivened with a hint of peppery mint. Serve … Continue reading

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Soupe aux épinards crème à l’aïl

This summer I met a man on a beach named Popeye. Did he eat his spinach? I didn’t stick around long enough to find out — but if he did, he might have enjoyed this spinach soup topped with garlic … Continue reading

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Soupe paysanne

When the days grow shorter and there’s a nip in the air, what could be better than a hearty bowl of soup? This version, with vegetables and bacon, is what French farm families had for supper in the old days, … Continue reading

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Soupe de rhubarbe aux fraises

Full disclosure: I first tasted this fresh spring dessert at the home of a French ambassador. His chef whipped it up one morning while we were visiting. When I brought the spoon to my lips, there was a surprising burst … Continue reading

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Soupe au fenouil braisé

When summer fades toward autumn, the days grow shorter and the nights begin to nip, I often get a hankering for soup. And not just any soup — the warm, comforting kind, the kind with which to start an evening … Continue reading

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