Chef John's Spanish Garlic Soup (Sopa de Ajo) Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 1)
Reviewed: Jun. 29, 2014
Fantastic soup, easy, quick and cheap! I tried it also with just regular slices of bread: it is not the same of course, but still very tasty!! We also substituted paprika with smoked paprika and it was great!
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Reviewed: Jun. 4, 2014
As a native Spaniard, (from Madrid), I give this recipe a 4 because is a pretty close one to be authentic. We do NOT use ham or cayenne. There is a misconception about Spanish food, we do not have that many spicy dishes at all, far from Mexican food, where they like it hot. A variation is to cut the bread in cubes instead of leaving it whole, and to stir in the egg beaten, like you do with Chinese egg drop soup.
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Reviewed: May 22, 2014
What a great recipe! I liked to use a little less paprika not to overpower the garlic flavour. The garlic flavour is subtle, kind of like onions in a French onion soup. This brought me right back to this Spanish restaurant I went with my family a long time ago. I'm happy to have found this little gem, it really brings me back. Thanks Chef John! Love all your recipes, you have great taste.
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