Oven-Baked Briami Soup

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Appears in
Food of the Sun: A Fresh Look at Mediterranean Cooking

By Alastair Little and Richard Whittington

Published 1995

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The idea of cooking soup in the oven sounds positively surreal. Indeed, if overheard saying, ‘I must just put the soup in the oven’, expect somebody to reach for the jacket that does up at the back. The idea is Greek and has an interestingly different effect on both flavour and consistency. Emperor’s new clothes? Check it out.

Briami can be served hot or at room temperature, with a choice of coriander pesto or zhug. Obviously, the soup can be made well in advance, though if it is re