7Helpful Hints for Cream and Puree Soups If a cream soup becomes too thick, add water or stock until the correct consistency is achieved. Never use heavy cream-it can hide the flavor of the mian ingredient.If the soup has a sour or “off” flavor, or has curdled, discard it. Cream soups have a brief storage time once the cream has been added.
8Helpful Hints cont.To store cream soups longer, be sure that the base is properly chilled and stored. Finish only the amount needed for a single service period.If the soup has a scorched taste, transfer it immediately to a cool, clean pot and check the flavor. If it doesn’t taste scorched in the clean pan, it is safe to continue cooking.
9Connect the specialty soup on the left with the country it comes from on the right. Borscht ItalyMinestrone LouisianaGumbo SpainGazpacho FranceVichyssoise Russia
10Answers Borscht Russia Minestrone Italy Gumbo Louisiana Gazpacho Spain Vichyssoise France
11Cooling And Finishing Techniques Remove surface fat from soup before serviceBlot with strips of unwaxed brown butcher paper to eliminate unwanted fat.Soups should be garnished just before service.
12The Five Grand Sauces Béchamel Veloute Espagnole (Brown) Tomato Hollandaise
14How do Miscellaneous Sauces Function? The function in much the same way that grand sauces do. They add flavor, moisture, texture, and color to the dish.They also allow chefs to change the menu item by providing a lower-fat alternative to the usually heavy grand or derivative sauces.
15Thickeners are important in preparing sauces Thickeners are important in preparing sauces. Some types of thickeners include:WhiteBlond rouxBrown rouxBeurre manieSlurryLiaison
16To Pair the Correct Sauce with a Meal: The sauce should be suitable for the style of service.The sauce should be suitable for the main ingredient’s cooking technique.The sauce’s flavor must be appropriate for the flavor of the food it is accompanying.