A thick, rich and hearty beef broth loaded with slices of sweet onion and topped with crusty French loaf and melted Emmental cheese.
Dear GOD why don’t I have French Onion Soup more often?
This past December while vacationing in Mont Tremblant I gave in to my insane craving for comfort food and ordered the divine dish at Pizzateria, an Italian eatery centrally located in the pedestrian village. And I’ve kinda sorta been dreaming about it ever since.
First and foremost, when in Tremblant and at Pizzateria, order this soup. The marriage of sweet and savoury is just too beautiful to adequately put into words. Second, if you’d like to make French Onion Soup at home (which I’ve already done – twice) try this fabulous recipe I found on Epicurious. It’s pretty much a bowl of heaven.
The recipe yields two hearty servings but you can double up if you’re serving 4-6 and are looking for appetizer-sized goodness. Use Vidalia onions if you can find them as they’re sweeter and less pungent than cooking onions. I’ve tweaked the recipe slightly to reflect my personal tastes, but if you don’t trust my adjustments, you can find the original recipe here. …