Mock Turtle Soup - the most delicious soup on earth....since Grandma won't live forever I will be forced to attempt to cook this for myself one day....alas I burn mac-n-cheese, so we will see how that goes!!!!
Mock Turtle Picnic:........................ The tea, flecked with gold leaf, is poured over a mock turtle soup ’ . A sandwich, with a middle layer of toast between fresh white bread and layered with chicken, truffle
When I was cooking at the Seafarer's Inn back in the early '70's turtle soup was very popular. I learned to make it there and my husband loved it. Sea turtle meat is now out-lawed so I found this mock turtle soup recipe and surprised him. He could barely tell the difference.
Turtle Soup is almost as synonymous with Nola Cuisine as Gumbo, in fact, it probably outsells the Gumbo in a lot of establishments. Unlike the clear Turtle Soups made in other parts of the world, the Louisiana variety is a dark, robust soup, bordering on a stew. There are also Mock Turtle Soups which are good as well, usually made with Beef and Veal. Turtles are said to contain about 7 different flavors of meat, so it would be very easy to slip a more inexpensive meat in with the Turtle…