12 Stops for Soup Around the World from 12 Stops for Soup Around the World Slideshow

12 Stops for Soup Around the World Slideshow

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12 Stops for Soup Around the World

Easy to digest, and considered a powerful natural remedy, soup has been recommended as far back as anyone can remember by everyone from ancient Romans to modern-day doctors to Jewish grandmothers for its healing powers. In fact, according to archaeologist John Speth, an emeritus professor of anthropology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, “it's very likely that humans were concocting soup at least 25,000 years ago in some places.”

Whether it’s a simple broth, haute cuisine consommé, cold gazpacho, or hearty goulash, soup is an essential dish and it can be an easy way to learn about a new country and cuisine. You don’t need to pack a bag for this culinary journey — just visit our 12 stops around the world in soup.