Onion soup? It does not sound very tasty, but do not forget you're in Paris. And the French can make a delicious dish from anything.
This dish is surrounded by legends. People say that the first recipe was invented by King Louis XV. He wanted to have a snack one night, but he did not found anything except onions and a piece of butter. He boiled them, and got the world's first onion soup.
How to do?
1. Feel free to visit the nearest bistro or restaurant. Famous onion soup in Paris is served at every corner.
2. Order the onion soup and enjoy the unique aroma and taste.
Onion soup is not just a broth on a bow, although of course a chopped onion is the main ingredient. But saturation is created by: different types of cheese, thyme and pieces of crispy baguette. Pleasant texture, color and taste - make this soup a culinary masterpiece.
A bowl of onion soup will cost in average from €3 to €15.
Tips and hints
Onion soup tastes better with a glass of dry white wine.
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