Thursday, May 5, 2011

Radish and Carrot Soup


It's now a good season to get big, fat and juicy white radish. I grabbed one last week and paired it up with carrot to make it into tasty peppery soup. I played around with the carrot cutter again to get the radish and carrot shaped into star and flower. Don't you think the soup looks interesting? By the way, it tastes really sweet. I like it.

Radish and Carrot Soup


Ingredients:
300 gm of pork ribs
1 radish, peeled and cut into pieces
1 carrot, peeled and cut into pieces
2 liter water
half tsp of white peppercorns, lightly pounded with the back of cleaver
salt to taste
chopped spring onion for garnishing

Steps:
1. Blanch the pork ribs in boiling water and set aside.
2. Bring 2 liter of water to boil in a pot. Add white pepper and pork ribs. Leave it simmers for half an hour.
3. Add carrot and radish and leave it simmers under low heat for another 1 hour.
4. Add salt to taste. Garnish with spring onion just before serving.

14 comments:

Cooking Gallery said...

Your soup bowl is super pretty and so is the soup...!

Maris (In Good Taste) said...

This is such a pretty soup and I don't say that too often! Very lovely!

lena said...

oh, this is a very delicious soup and i usually cook that with roasted pork bones instead of pork ribs. Hey, you so cute lah! cutting those shapes out!!

Priya said...

Pretty looking wonderful soup..

tigerfish said...

Also one of my favorite homey soup!

kitchen flavours said...

Yes, the star-shaped are really cute! I love radish soup, looks yummy, perfect for our hot weather right now. It is supposed to be cooling for the body!

daphne said...

Yum! So nourishing. I like radish in soups as well! I did a similar version with corn and chicken breast.

yummychunklet said...

Ooh, this looks delicious! And the fun shaped veggies make it more appetizing.

pigpigscorner said...

So cute! Love this soup, sweet and yummy!

Joanne said...

Aww I love that the veggies are cut into super cute shapes! Delicious soup!

My Little Space said...

This soup sounds perfect for our heaty days. It has been so hot lately. Hopefully, we don't fall sick! Do take care.
Best wishes,
Kristy

~*zOee*~ said...

The flower-shaped white radish is totally cute!

Dee D. said...

That looks super cute, and super yummy! love the flower cut veggies :)

Sophia said...

The shapes of the veggies is adorable! I'm not a big carrot person, but I love them in soup! Awesome job!

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