Herbs and garlic soup (dj/mj)

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
5 cups Water
8 \N Garlic cloves; peeled, crushed
1 \N Sprig sage or 1 teaspoon dry sage
1 \N Twig of thyme or 1 teaspoon dry thyme
1 \N Bay leaf
1 \N 5 Inch piece orange rind
\N \N Salt
\N \N Freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 tablespoon Fruity olive oil
4 ounces Angel hair pasta; vermicelli
\N \N Or
2 \N Egg yolks
1 teaspoon Red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons Grated Swiss or Parmesan cheese


Trim the garlic cloves. Bring the water to a boil. Add garlic, herbs, orange rind, and salt. Bring to a boil. Lower flame, simmer uncovered for 20 minutes.

Pour through a sieve, pressing with a spoon the juice out of the garlic.

Check seasoning add salt to pepper and olive oil. Serve.

or, for a richer version:

Add a handful of angel hair fine pasta and cook for about 5 more minutes.

Serve sprinkled with salt pepper and olive oil.

or for a more luscious version: Beat the egg yolks and wine vinegar for a minute and - off heat - add a little hot soup to it then stir the whole mixture into the hot broth . Pour at once into a warm tureen, sprinkle with grated cheese, then olive oil and serve.

Yield: 4 servings

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