Message Font: Serif | Sans-Serif
No. of Recommendations: 4
Last week I was sick, and while stopping at the grocery store for some fresh deli chicken soup, I remembered something I haven't had since I was a kid - that my grandmother and mother would often temper an egg into chicken soup. This would make it creamier without actually using heavy cream.

Doing a little googling, I found a Greek recipe that uses tempered eggs and lemon in a chicken stock based soup - which makes sense to me, since my grandmother and mother are from Turkey and there are a lot of Greeks in Turkey too. And the rice instead of noodle in the recipe makes me finally understand why grandma would sometimes make the soup with rice - which my sister and I always found so strange. We ended up with an Americanized/hybrid version, where if we were sick we'd usually ask for "chicken Noodle soup" and then specify with or without egg. I'm not sure if they would add lemon, I'll have to ask my mom.

Anyway, I'm just wondering if anyone else has ever had this type of soup?
Print the post  


When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.