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My cookbook, Twelve Months of Monastery Soups (auth is Brother Victor-Antoine d'Avila-Latourrette) says: " In France, the carrots grown in the vicinity of Crecy have the reputation as best and the tastiest in the whole country -- hence the name given to the soup. From France, the soup crossed the Channel into England, where it has become part of the national folklore. According to an old tradition dating back the the 14th century, loyal Britons should eat carrot soup or "potage de Crecy" on the anniversary (August 26, 1346) of the battle of Crecy, a legendary victory of the English over the French in the the Hundred Years' War. "
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By the by, there is a fine painting by Julian Story of "The Black Prince at the Battle of Crecy" at the Savannah, Georgia Museum of Art.
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What is a carrot?

A carrot is an orange vegetable, the edible root of a leafy green plant. It is eaten by rabbits, horses, and humans. It is used in a number of culinary preparations, or can be eaten raw. Carrots contain sugars, complex carbohydrates, and dietary fiber. The root gets its color from beta-carotene, which animal digestion can absorb as vitamin A. An orange vegetable that grows out of the ground. P.S. buy one their good.

What is a Hal Crecy clown painting worth?

Depending on the piece and subject matter, the right buyer islikely to pay somewhere between 4,000 and 7,000 american dollarsfor one. However, it is often possible to purchase one on thesecondary market or at an estate auction for much less.

Why is a carrot called a carrot?

The Latin name is "carota" (wild carrots, Daucus carota ) from the Greek karoton meaning "horn shaped."

Why was the Battle of Crecy fought?

The Battle of Crecy was one of the battles in the Hundred YearsWar. Edward III of England moved into enemy territory in hisongoing war with King Philip VI of France. While initially theEnglish army was pursued by the French Army, once they engaged inbattle, the English delivered a devastating loss to the French.

How do you counteract too much salt in carrot and coriander soup?

Adding too much salt is very hard to mask.. The best way to fix the problem is to make more soup. You can add cream to thin it out without losing flavor or texture. Otherwise making more soup is the best way to help the soup.

What is the orange part of the carrot called?

The orange part of a carrot is comprised of (from the leaves down)the Hypocotl and Storage Root.

What is potage?

It is a thick (often creamy) soup. Potage (from Old French pottage; "potted dish") is a category of thick soups, stews, or porridges, in some of which meat and vegetables are boiled together with water until they form into a thick mush.. It is a French soup usually pureed and often thickened with cream or egg yolks..

What is a white carrot called?

It's not a carrot at all, but if it's white and is shaped like a carrot it is a parsnip.

IF a recipe calls for 1 carrot shredded and I bought shredded carrots how much do I put in?

Quick answer: 2/3 cup.. Reasoning: According to http://www.thecaloriecounter.com/, a carrot weighs 72 g. 1 cup of grated carrots weighs 110 g. Therefore, 1 carrot worth of grated carrots would be 72/110 of a cup, which is .65 of a cup, or about 2/3 cup.

Example of potages?

Potages are thick stews and soups. They are made by cooking meatand vegetables together until they become mushy. An example of thisis winter potage. This is made by combining a variety of vegetableswith butter, lemon, and spices. The end result is a creamy soup.

Who led the English in the battle of Crecy?

King Edward III led the English. They defeated the French under King Philip of Valois.

What is a soup made with seafood and vegetables called?

I believe what you are asking about would be a soup traditionallymade creamy with vegetables and pureed (finely chopped), seafood.That would be called a bisque soup.

What if you do not have carrots?

stuff carrots try some other things for Vitamin A, like broccoli, sweet potato, pumpkins or butter (not too much).

How many calories are in carrot soup?

If the carrot soup comes from a can, carton, or packet, the calorie content is listed on the container (and the calorie content will vary from brand to brand). If the carrot soup is homemade, the ingredients used and the quantity of those ingredients determines the calorie content. Please feel free to ask the question again and include more detail.

How long does pasta soup stay good in refrigerator It is made with hamburger pasta stewed tomatoes carrots celery kidney beans?

Well, it's always better to make a soup without the pasta, and just add cooked pasta when you're going to eat or re-heat.This ensures you wont have "canned soup mush noodles" but fresh tasting pasta. That being said, like most prepared foods, a week is usually good for refrigerated foods, but sometimes pushing it. You have to remember that bacteria is constantly growing in the foods we make. Refrigeration drastically slows the process , but eventually, you have a science project. The most important thing to do if you cook anything to eat later is to cool down the food as rapidly as you can to get it through the "danger zone" as fast as you can. This is the time spent between 70c and 20c when bacteria multiplies at exponential rates. Minimize that time and the bacteria count and you extend the refrigerated life of your soup. The best tip I can give you is to just add half of the water to the soup when making it and add the other half in the form of ice before storing it. Ice baths combined with frequent stirring works well, too. Improper cooling of food is the #1 cause of food-born illness.(approx. 80%)

How many calories in chicken soup with carrots and potatoes?

The calories content of chicken soup with carrots and potatoes is determined by the total ingredients used to make the soup and the quantities of those ingredients. Please feel free to ask the question again and include more details. Alternatively, for the calories in chicken, carrots, and potatoes , please see the page links, further down this page, listed under Related Questions

Why are bowling for soup called what they are?

Bowling for Soup got their name from a comedy act by Steve Martin. The words were originally "bowling for sh*t" but they changed it to "Bowling for Soup" as it seemed more appropriate

Why is the exponent key called a carrot key?

It is not. It is actually called the caret key. Nothing to do with orange roots.

What kind of stew has onions carrots potato turkey meat soup corn beans and olives?

Not sure, but I had a great Native American stew at Fort Toulouse in Alabama one year. It had smoked turkey, black beans(small ones) corn, Carrots, diced sweet potatoes (I think, possibly carrots). I have looked for a similar recipe on Native American websites, but with no luck. Good luck to you.

What is a soup server called?

A porcelain, stoneware or china container from which soup is ladled is called a tureen. A deep-bowled utensil with a long, curved handle (often matching the tureen) is called a ladle.

Why is soup called soup?

The word is traced to the French "broth" and the Latin "bread soaked in broth."

What is a thick soup called?

Many soups that have been thickened are called cream of --- whatever, like cream of mushroom or cream of potato. Others are called bisque, like lobster bisque. Chowders are sometimes considered a thick soup, like clam chowder.

What is a group of carrots called?

A group of carrots are a group of vegetables that are great for you . These vegetables make your eyes pretty also

Why do homemade soups like carrot and asparagus never have as much flavor of the vegetable as the bought kind?

Because in Homemade, you put your on flavor, but in can, they don't know if people like the flavor salty or not, so they put more in.

What if you do not have a carrot?

you eat a cucumber! or find one in the garbage or buy one or steal one from that hobo that lives in that one alley way close to your house!

What was the weapon introduced to the Battle of Crecy?

The Battle of Crecy saw the longbow first used in major numbers. Itproved devastating to armoured knights and other cavalry, as wellas crossbow archers who could only fire 1-2 shots a minute asagainst an average of 5 by the longbow.

Can you make tomato soup without a carrot?

You can make tomato soup without a carrot. I would do it this way: I put rice into boiling water, 1 choped potatoe and pealed tomatoes. You can add an onion and paprika. Then any spices you like.

How do you make a puree of carrot soup?

Here's a recipie that I found on the web: . 2 tablespoons butter . 1 onion, peeled and chopped finely . 1 1/2 pounds carrots, peeled if needed and sliced thinly . 1 large potato, peeled and sliced thinly . 1 clove garlic, crushed . 4 cups chicken stock . 1/4 teaspoon pepper . 1/4 cup whipping cream . salt to taste . chives, chopped In a large sturdy soup pot (or Dutch oven), melt the butter on medium heat. Cook the onions, carrots, potato, and garlic in the butter for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the chicken stock and pepper and bring the soup to a boil. Turn the heat down so that the soup is just barely bubbling. Cover the pot and cook the soup for 30 minutes. Remove the soup from the heat and allow it to cool enough so you can comfortably puree it, using either a food processor or blender. Work in small batches and watch out for hot splashing soup! Once it is pureed return the soup to a pot. You can also puree this soup using a stainless steel food mill for a very smooth soup. When you are done pureeing all the soup, stir in the whipping cream and season to taste with salt and additional pepper. You can further season this soup with such things as powdered dry ginger, cumin, and curry. All of these flavors go very nicely with carrots. I also like a pinch of cayenne. Heat the soup to serve. Serve in bowls and garnish with chopped chives. Makes about 6 - 1 cup servings Chris Dresser

Why did they call the orange orange and not the carrot?

nobody knows. that's just how it is. carrot sounds crunchy. orange is orange. Perhaps because the original carrot was not orange in color.

Can you give 5 example og potage?

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What does carrots have in them?

Lots of vitimin A not much fat, basically none maybe some sugar, that is all natural they are excellent for seeing in the dark

What can carrots do?

Carrots provide a great source of Vitamin K, that helps clot your blood and let you see in the dark (better).

Why is it called pea wack soup?

It is called pea wack soup because wack refers to friendly soup. back in the 1970's it was called pea wack soup as a whole street would sometimes contribute to the meal and share it around family and neighbours. Basically meaning Pea(Pulse) wack(friendly) Bread Broth(soup)

What is a large soup bowl called?

A serving bowl of soup is normally a "tureen" with a large ladle and a lid to keep it warm.

What does a thick carrot soup represent in the hunger games?

It doesn't mean anything special, but carrot soup is the first meal that Katniss and Peeta eat on their way to the Capitol for the first time.

What is the carrot over a letter called?

Assuming you mean caret (^) it's called a circumflex when it's over a letter, such as Ĉ.

What new weapon was introduced in the battle Crecy?

The long bow was first introduced at Crecy and helped the British defeat the French.

Why are diamonds called carrots?

Your confusion is phonetic. Here are words that all sound the same -- in English -- but carry entirely different meanings, depending on how they are spelled. . Carrot -- a root vegetable . Karat -- a purity measurement for gold . Carat -- a weight measurement for gemstones Although in some silly situations, one could dangle a diamond in front of someone as a reward, then the diamond would be called a carrot.

How many calories carrot soup?

number 1, this question has bad grammer number 2, there is not a definite answer, since all soup brands have different ingreadients, even if they have the same name. a reliable answer by The Brofessor

What do carrots do for you?

they have actually found a substance that helps your eyes and face not so that you can see in the dark

What is the soup called that is similar to chowder?

I would assume that you are talking about bouillabaisse, a french soup which is more like a seaford stew.

Is drinking a mixture of carrots tomato soup Kool-aid and napkins dangerous to your health?

It would really depend on what the napkins were made of and whether you swallowed them whole or as a smoothie. The rest of the ingredients are fine. Usually napkins are just a paper product so it would be about like eating refined tree bark. Check the package and if in doubt contact a doctors office for advice.

What is the main ingredient in the soup called gazcapso?

Gazpacho is generally made mainly with tomatoes. It has been made with other vegetables as the main ingredient. Gazpacho is the name for cold soups.

What is a thick fish and vegetable soup called?

Most often a thickened soup made with fish and vegetables is called a chowder or a bisque. Chowders are made more like stews and bisques are more soup like with the pieces of fish and vegetables ground down or strained out of the soup.

Is potage another word for soup?

Potage is an Old French word for potted dish and refers to soups,stews, and porridges.

Why is soup called ABC soup?

ABC Soup, also called Alphabet Soup, has small bits of letter-shaped pasta in it. You can purchase a bag of this pasta to use in homemade soup at most major grocery stores.

Why is Jade Soup so called?

Jade Soup gets its name from the color - green. It's made withbasil, spinach, leek, arugula, parsley, and chives, making itbright green.

What actors and actresses appeared in Carrot Cake Soup - 2010?

The cast of Carrot Cake Soup - 2010 includes: Rachael Jovero as Cashier Kalen Keir as Gabe Scott Massey as Horace John Uphoff as Tycho

What are the release dates for A Lyon in the Kitchen - 2007 Sherry Tuna Potatoes and Purple Carrot Ginger Soup 1-9?

A Lyon in the Kitchen - 2007 Sherry Tuna Potatoes and Purple Carrot Ginger Soup 1-9 was released on: USA: 12 July 2007

What are bunches of carrots called?

Well, there you have it in the question. If you pick a batch of carrots, it is called a bunch. Honest! And you can eat every bit of the carrot - root and tops. With modern cultivars, carrots come in a wealth of different shapes, lengths and colors.