Soup is a staple in the French diet. The French hate to waste. Anything. What was dinner last night, will likely end up in a rich, bubbling pot of soup today. Frugality has its benefits.
French women are known for being slender despite all of the butter and wine they consume. Soup is a little known secret to staying thin. As a first course, vegetable based soups fill up the stomach before the main course. Less calories are consumed on the whole of the meal.
This is a growing list of soups. Check back often or write me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have a request for a recipe.