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This soup is served as a stand-alone meal between breakfast and lunch – the gablec. The dried mushrooms are soaked in wine.

Purger Soup

Ingredients

  • 250 grams of fresh mushrooms – seasonal wild or mixed cultivated, champignons, oyster mushroom, shiitake
  • 25 grams or mixed dried mushrooms, porcini and black chanterelle, true morels are also desirable
  • 50 g butter
  • 50 g salted bacon
  • 1 dcl Kraljevina wine
  • 1 head of onion
  • 100 g leek
  • 1 carrot
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • 200 g potato
  • Teaspoon of sweet ground paprika
  • 1 small hot paprika
  • 3 bay laurel leaves
  • A spoon of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 dcl sour cream
  • 1 dcl cream
  • A market bunch of parsley

This soup is served as a stand-alone meal between breakfast and lunch – the gablec. The dried mushrooms are soaked in wine. The fresh mushrooms are sliced and sautéed on butter with chopped onion, leek, garlic, carrot and coarsely diced bacon. The soaked dried mushrooms are added with the wine. About a half litre of water is added, sliced potatoes, spices and vinegar. When the potato is cooked and prior to serving the sour cream, cream and chopped parsley are mixed in.

Where can you experience this:

THE GRAPE HARVEST / Zagreb Plešivica Samobor

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