Tag: cold soup


Vichyssoise (Cold Potato Soup)

The first time I had Vichyssoise my boyfriend made it for me for my 17th birthday. My first few attempts at this soup, over the years, were less than grand, but I think I’ve got it now. Traditionally this is made with leeks instead of onions. 1 medium to large Vidalia onion2 medium russet potatoes6 […]


Chilled Soup Advice

While looking for chilled soup ideas I came across this article in the New York Times called Chilled Soup That Really Tingles. It outlines the principles of making really good chilled soups, and some of the common mistakes people make. It also has a couple of recipes. One thing to keep in mind is that […]


Cold Avocado and Buttermilk Soup

This was my first attempt at this recipe. Next time I think I will substitute chives for the dill. I made it in the food processor, but a blender should work, too. 2 avocados (or 3 if you want to use the third for garnish)½ small to medium Vidalia onion2 cups buttermilk1/3 cup fresh dill1 […]