Soups & Sauces
You will begin to master the art of creating vegan soups and sauces with the simplest most tasteful techniques. Every soup, in every cuisine, falls into one of the five base soup styles in this course. The single binder sauces we study alone, before combining them into complex binder sauces follow the same principles as the soups. The perfection of one, informs the technique of the other.
At first glance, I could not understand why French sauces seemed so complicated. Maybe it was because I didn’t speak French. When I did learn to speak French a bit, I realized that the sauces were categorized not too differently from the styles of soup and sauce in The Language of Intuitive Cooking.
The Language and plant ingredients are less complicated. Our methodology for these forms — soup and sauce — is developed specifically for working without animal broth, eggs or dairy products. When soup and sauce techniques are studied from the plant perspective, there is understanding how and why to include the animal product ingredients.