Basle Flour Soup Recipe

Step 1

Melt the butter (moderate heat) and, stirring constantly, cook the flour to a chestnut brown. Remove the pan from the heat, add the warmed stock, mix well and simmer without a lid on a low heat for 45 minutes. Season with ground nutmeg and pepper. Serve with grated cheeese.

NOTE: Until quite recently it was said that a young woman could not get married until she could prepare a perfect flour soup.

Posted by Alex Comerford. Courtesy of Fred Peters.

Things You'll Need

  • 60g Butter
  • 80g Plain flour
  • 1 1/2l Stock

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