This soup is adored by all - caramelised onions are simmered in wine and stock and topped with gruyere toast.
The classic hearty soup complete with toasted baguette and melted cheese on top. Watch this recipe being made in the Allrecipes French Onion Soup Video.
This recipe creates a great onion soup as well as providing the instructions for a restaurant quality presentation of toast and grilled cheese on the top.
Sliced onions simmered in vegetable stock, dry white wine and brandy, with bay leaves and thyme. Topped with crusty garlic bread and Parmesan cheese then grilled.
It takes time to make a good French onion soup - the onions must be cooked until dark mahogany. It is worth the effort!