Potato and Leek Soup
Rose and Crown Pub
Disney World's Epcot United Kingdom Pavilion
Now you are probably wondering why I would order hot soup in the heat of Florida, but honestly this soup is good enough to be eaten on the hottest days of the year. Now I am not sure how authentically English this soup is, but every person in the restaurant is from the United Kingdom and works in Disney for one year. I have a feeling they wouldn't want to serve me a phony English soup. But authentic or not, it is delicious. I ordered a cup because I was getting an entree also, but if you are really hungry order a bowl. Or just order a bowl anyway cause this soup is just that good. Leeks are almost like a mildier onion and they really are all over this soup. The soup itself has a very strong leeky flavor which perfectly goes with the creamy texture of the pureed potatoes. The texture is just completely silky. There are absolutely no lumps in this soup. Not only do you get the leek flavor in the soup, but then on top they put a leek oil which adds flavor and a beautiful color. Then they top it with fried leeks for texture. When you dig down into that soup and break apart those crispy leeks in the creamy soup you are just in heaven. Then on the side they give you two rolls and butter. For me, I ditch the butter and just start digging in. I think the rolls were made to dig in cause they absorb the soup so well yet still maintain a crispy texture on the outside. This soup really is the best soup I ever ate.
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