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French Fridays: Celery root soup with horseradish cream from My Paris Kitchen

Celery root soup with horseradish cream from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.comThis week’s  Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen is the perfect antidote to the chilly temperatures that have all ove a sudden decide to stick around (after a strange fall with temperatures in the 20s somedays!). It’s a  simple soup – celery root with leeks and a few herbs, made with water – so I was concerned it wouldn’t have much flavour. However, it’s garnished with horseradish cream (seriously – whipped cream with horseradish and a touch of lemon juice) and prosciutto chips (thin slices of prosciutto baked in the oven – mine took around 10 minutes longer to dry out and crisp up than the time suggested in the recipe – I’d say just stay close to the oven and keep an eye on them) both of which totally bring this out of the realm of a boring soup. My takeaways? Prosciutto chips on EVERYTHING! And horseradish cream for the win!

Get the recipe for David Lebovitz’s celery root soup with horseradish cream on p 106 of My Paris Kitchen.

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10 Responses to French Fridays: Celery root soup with horseradish cream from My Paris Kitchen

  1. Emily Chiam November 3, 2017 at 06:36 #

    Agree with you, surprisingly good, given the main ingredients for the soup, not counting the garnishes!

  2. shirley@everopensauce November 4, 2017 at 10:11 #

    This is not a boring soup, I second the horseradish cream for the win. The blue plate and bowl also stand out!

    • Mardi Michels November 8, 2017 at 05:57 #

      Thanks so much and yes, the cream is so good!

  3. Cheznana November 4, 2017 at 17:19 #

    I have to agree with Shirley, that bowl certainly makes it stand out. Great soup all around, I really enjoyed it.

    • Mardi Michels November 8, 2017 at 05:57 #

      Blue is particularly flattering to many foods!

  4. Betsy November 4, 2017 at 17:39 #

    Definitely agree about horseradish cream for the win and prosciutto chips on everything! This is a perfect fall soup now that it’s finally getting cold (It’s already November for pete’s sake. It’s time…)

    • Mardi Michels November 8, 2017 at 05:57 #

      Right? I’ve been WAITING for the cooler weather so I can make dished like this!

  5. MARY H HIRSCH November 5, 2017 at 21:36 #

    Have the celery root and leeks in the fridge and can’t wait to make it tomorrow. I already am dreaming about the horseradish cream.

    • Mardi Michels November 8, 2017 at 05:56 #

      The horseradish cream brings it to next level!

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