French Onion Soup

A classic mouth-watering soup for those cold winter nights

Method

Skin and slice the onions, melt the margarine and fry onions over a low heat till golden brown. Add stock, bayleaf, seasoning, cover and simmer for 30 mins. Grate Emmental and mix with Parmesan. Toast bread both sides. Take out bayleaf and pour the soup into bowles, add toast and sprinkle cheese on the toast and either put the bowl and soup into a hot oven (400 degrees F. or Gas Mark 6) for 10 mins till cheese melts or put in microwave for 11/2 mins. Serve at once.

Ingredients

Salt And Pepper To Taste
Bayleaf 1
Beef Stock 2 Pints
Emmental Cheese ¼ Lb
French Bread 4 Slices
Margarine 3 Oz
Onions ¾ Lb
Parmesan 2 Tbl.sp.

Hints 'n' Tips

Accompaniment

Fleurie Georges Duboeuf

The most favored of all the Beaujolais Cru, Fleurie enjoys a very floral bouquet with a refined, smooth taste. An elegant, beautifully made more-ish red with wild strawberry fruit and a fleshy texture.Buy this wine if you like: Light-bodied red with ripe fruit, perfect slightly chilled on a warm summer afternoon.