Soupe au fromage

Preparation info

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    four

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    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Mourjou: The Life and Food of an Auvergne Village

Mourjou

By Peter Graham

Published 1999

  • About

Soupe au fromage is a highly restorative and filling dish whose aromatic vapours make the nostrils tingle in anticipation as it is served. Cheese soup is eaten not only in the Auvergne, but, in slightly different versions, in other mountain areas such as Savoie, Jura and Switzerland. Auvergne restaurants used to serve it first thing in the morning on market days. Nowadays it often rounds off village dances, giving the flagging dancers a chance to re