Basic Potage

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    6 cups

    of basic potage
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Soup: A Way of Life

By Barbara Kafka

Published 1998

  • About

These have been the basic French day-to-day and meal-to-meal soups ever since the natives took to the potato. They are not the English pottage with meat. One of my family’s favorite potages. I give many recipes. Here is a formula that permits the cook to combine, vary, and change at will: Garlic Broth can be used instead of stock or water. The vegetables may be solid, leafy, or a combination of both. For an enti