French Onion Soup

 

A deeply savoury soup to use up a garden glut, make sure you caramelise your onions so they're really rich and tender

What you will need

50g butter Butter butt-err Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

1 tbsp olive oil Olive oil ol-iv oyl Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

1kg onion, halved and thinly sliced Onion un-yun Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

1 tsp sugar Sugar shuh-ga Honey and syrups made from concentrated fruit juice were the earliest known sweeteners. Today,…

4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced

2 tbsp plain flour

250ml dry white wine

1.3l hot strongly-flavoured beef stock

4-8 slices French bread (depending on size)

140g Gruyère, finely grated Gruyère groo-ee-yeah Gruyère is an undoubted pinnacle of traditional Swiss cheese-making, a culinary masterpiece as…

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