french onion soup

Hey guys, sorry I haven't posted much. So much for promising to post more. I'm gonna try harder. I really will! I already have another post lined up showcasing some very delicious salted chocolate honey mini tartes which are quite worthy.

Now, when you keep seeing something everywhere, it's more then likely you'll start to want it. Like this soup. I was seeing pictures of this thing for days, people were making it or either craving it at work and then Jamie Oliver was making it on one of his television programs. Jamie can be persuasive like that, making it look easy and well pretty damn delicious. So right there I told myself it was time to temp myself and crack out a pot of this stuff.

So I did just that.
Ten minutes later I had all the ingredients then spent another fifteen crying those stinging tears that only chopping onions can bring. Fun times.
Luckily an hour later I was finally sitting down with a hot cheesy bowl of french/english onion soup. I say french/english because it's a odd mix of a french onion soup recipe I looked up in one of my cookbooks and Jamie's english onion soup that I had just previously watched. I'll spare you my take only because frankly I made it up as I went along. But here's Mr. Oliver's recipe if you feel you might have a craving.


On a cold morning like today, french onion soup is a must have throughout our day.

Can't wait to see your next post, it sounds absolutely delicious.
Unknown said…
Yum, loving your blog :)

molly said…
this is gorgeous. (and, i have no doubt, delicious)
Amazing styling and beautiful photos! Those little pots are just adorable. :D
I've been meaning to make this soup forever - you're inspired me even more, Ash!
gorgeous and yummy
lovely blog too
bises from France
Bianca said…
OMG, you're photos are making my mouth water!

I love the little pots you've used as well- such lovely props, they make the- already delicious looking- soup, look even better!

il ramaiolo said…
Wow!! I love your posts!! Ciao Federica
Wow, looks delicious! I love the mini pots:) Great photos too!!!
Meaghin said…
This is perfect for a chilly Sunday afternoon. yum!
claire said…
YUM!! You've got a new follower miss. x
Great recipe. It’s outstanding! This is the best French onion soup I have ever tasted. Thanks.

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