Cookbook:Soup alla Nazionale

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Soup alla Nazionale - a patriotic Italian soup


  • Clear soup
  • Savoury custard
  • Spinach
  • Tomatoes


  1. Make a savoury custard and divide it into three parts, one to be left white, another coloured red with tomato, and the third green with spinach.
  2. Put a layer of each in a buttered saucepan and cook for about ten minutes
  3. Cut it into dice, so that you have the three Italian colours (red, white, and green) together.
  4. Then put the custard into a soup tureen and pour a good clear soup over it.

This page incorporates text from the public domain cookbook The Cook's Decameron: A Study In Taste, Containing Over Two Hundred Recipes For Italian Dishes by Emily Waters.