When the weather gets chilly, there is nothing better than having a bowl of soup to warm you up. While chicken noodle and tomato soup are common and good for almost everyone, why not try something new to impress your family or guests? It is always good to get creative and try new food.
In this article, we have compiled a list of soups from all all over the world that you should try.
1. Caldo de Pollo – Mexico
This soup requires a long list of ingredients such as avocado, cilantro, and jalapeno. Whether you are in the mood for a tasty soup or you have got the cold weather sniffles, this soup will rejuvenate you and bring a smile to your face. While it is not the easiest to make, the results are mouthwatering.
2. Molokhia – Egypt
This is a common soup in the Middle East, more so in Egypt and Lebanon. Although it is not common in the west, it is certainly not due to bad flavor or lack of it. The best part is that you can find most of the ingredients in supermarkets or specialty stores. Most Molokhia recipes are loaded with cumin and cloves to allow you to taste the special Middle Eastern flavor. You can serve the soup with crusty bread or over rice.
3. Feijoada – Brazil
This traditional black bean soup is loaded with bacon, beef ribs, pork shoulder, and ham hock for an intense flavor. If you are looking for a sumptuous meal to fill your hungry berry, Feijoada will do the trick.
4. Yukgaejang – Korea
Yukgaejang is a popular Korean soup made with vegetables and beef. This soup is made with brisket, which helps thicken and add flavor to the broth. Like many Korean soups, Yukgaejang is spicy, and therefore perfect for a cold night. It is not as complicated as many recipes.
5. Ciorba – Romania
In every hotel you visit in România, you will find Ciorba soup in more than three varieties. This is a sour chicken soup made with cream. The flavor given by the lemon and garlic makes the soup mouthwatering and is commonly referred to as Ciorba rădăuțeană. Rădăuțeană is the name where the soup was first cooked – Radauti.
Ciorba is a sour soup that contains various meat and vegetables. You can use chicken, turkey, veal, pork, and even fish accompanied by different types of vegetables.
6. Ribollita – Italy
Ribollita is a popular traditional Tuscan soup. The main ingredients are kale, cannellini beans, stale bread, and Swiss chard. The soup is hearty and flavorful, and is perfect for evening meals. The recipe is easy to follow, and you can find the ingredients in supermarkets and specialty stores.