Sunday, September 5, 2010

French Onion Soup

Big Yellow Sweet Onion - 1/2, sliced very thinly
Olive Oil - 2 tbsp
garlic - 1 clove, finely chopped
Fresh ground pepper
Sugar - 1 tsp
Soya Sauce - 1 tsp
Vegetable Stock (boil chopped celery, carrots, onion, peppercorns, bayleaf, thyme for 1 hour and seive the liquid and use it as vegetable stock)

Heat olive oil and add the sliced onion. Add salt to it and cook on low heat for 15 minutes stirring frequently. Add the chopped garlic and sugar and cook for another 45 minutes till the onion becomes soft and caramelises well. The add vegetable stock, one tsp  soya sauce, fresh ground pepper and adjust the seasoning. Cook for about 10  minutes. Remove and serve hot with cheese toast.

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