Caraway Soup

Kümmel Suppe

Extensive use is made in Austrian cooking, as in German cooking, of caraway seed as a flavouring.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon of caraway seed
  • 2 ozs of butter
  • 1 oz of flour, macaroni, water, salt and pepper

Method

Melt the butter in a saucepan, then add the flour gradually and stir till it browns. Mix in the caraway seeds, and pour in about pints of boiling water, stirring well. Simmer for 1½ an hour, strain and add the macaroni, cut in inch lengths and previously boiled. Instead of the macaroni, croûtons of fried bread are sometimes added to the soup.

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