Soups are made in every country, on every continent in the world. That’s because soup is the perfect food. No matter where people live and what ingredients they have a delicious and filling soup can be made. Here are some of our favorite soups from around the world…
Tom Yum hails from Thailand, but can also be found in Cambodia, Malaysia, and Vietnam. Tom Yum is a hot and sour soup with a broth made with exotic flavors like lemongrass and keffir lime leaves. It typically contains shrimp, chicken, and veggies. There’s also a version called Tom Yum Kah that contains coconut milk. If you are looking for something really unique, give Tom Yum a try.
Pozole, also spelled “posole,” is a traditional Mexican soup made with hominy, a type of dried corn, and pork. Pozole has a broth made with chile, onions, and garlic is often topped with salsa and avocado. If you love Mexican flavors, you have to try pozole!
Mulligatawny soup originated in India, but is incredibly popular in Great Britain. It is a traditional curry soup made with coconut milk. The ingredients vary greatly depending where you are in the world but traditionally it has lentils, rice, carrots, potatoes, and lamb. Once you try mulligatawny soup, you’ll understand why people on two continents love it!
You may have seen people raving about ramen all over social media. Which can be a little confusing, since most Americans think about the college dorm staple found at grocery stores for pennies. However, true ramen has a rich history as a Japanese staple food and a good ramen with it’s incredibly rich and savory broth, cannot be beat. So forget about the dried noodles from the grocery store, and try a real bowl of ramen.
Shorabit jarjir comes from Palestine, but is eaten all over the Middle East. It is a mix of two of our favorite soups: Lentil and butternut squash. This fragrant, smooth soup served with a simple piece of flatbread will leave your taste buds singing. So if you love either lentil or squash soup, try this delicious combination!
No matter what your tastes are, there’s an incredible soup for you. Whether you are looking for something exotic like Tom Yum or Mulligatawny or something homey, like Ramen of Shorabit Jarjir, there are delicious soups found all over the world. So check out these and some of our other foreign favorites the next time you visit SoLé Soups.