National Homemade Soup Day – February 4

National Homemade Soup Day

lobster bisque

Facts on Homemade Soup

  • A pottage is a class 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.
  • Bisques are heavy cream soups traditionally prepared with shellfish, but can be made with any type of seafood.
  • Cream soups are a dairy based soup. Cream soups are often used to make a quick sauce or in a casserole.
  • Some soups are served only cold, and other soups can optionally be served cold.
  • There are thousands of different varieties of soups.