Alessi Noodle Soup, Brodo di Pollo, Chicken Flavored, 6 oz, $2.69
Traditional. Makes 8 - 1 cup servings. 15 minute cook time. There is nothing quite as satisfying as a bowl of rich, hearty soup. Soups are eaten in almost every corner of the world and over the years, certain soups have become associated with particular countries. Italy is no exception with several regions boasting claim to some of the world's best soups. Brodo di Pollo literally means chicken broth in Italian. This translation accurately reflects the wholesome goodness and intensity of flavor of this satisfying fare common to many cuisines of the world. With as many recipes as supposed curative properties, the Italian version of chicken noodle soup is an uncomplicated marvel. Bits of carrot, celery, onion, chicken and of course, egg pasta, are added to a hearty chicken broth to create a light, yet filling meal. People today eat soup for different reasons that they did yesteryear. Once considered an inexpensive meal for the poor, soup has become popular among the health conscious consumers of today. There is a saying about soups in Southern Italy that translates to: Soup does seven things. It relieves your hunger, quenches your thirst, fills your stomach, cleans your teeth, makes you sleep, helps you digest and colors yours cheeks. Give Alessi soups a try and let us know if the old saying might still prove to be right.