For a lighter soup, use chicken stock. For a richer soup, try beef, lamb or even veal stock.
This was so simple, yet DELICIOUS!! Thanks for the recipe, it'll be a regular one for me - 02 Dec 2009
Something else. I just cooked the veggies until they were soft- that was about 20 minutes, not 2 hours. - 14 Nov 2010
Altered ingredient amounts. I added 2 bay leaves at the beginning instead of parsley at the end. - 02 Dec 2009