Recipe: Wild Mushroom Soup - Hotel Rangá - Luxury Resort in Iceland

Recipe: Wild Mushroom Soup

One of our signature dishes is our wild mushroom soup, heart-warming and deliciously rich.

Wild mushroom soup

Total Time 2 hrs
Servings 4 people


  • 400 g Icelandic mushrooms or fresh field mushrooms
  • 2 White onions
  • 100 g Dried mushrooms
  • 200 g Mixed frozen mushrooms ceps, porcini or similar
  • 5 tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 300 g Butter
  • 100 g Plain white flour
  • 100 ml White wine
  • 100 ml Madeira
  • 500 ml Water
  • 2 L Double or heavy cream
  • 3 tbsp Mushroom powder



  • Slice the mushrooms and onions thinly.
  • Take a large heavy-based saucepan and gently heat the oil.
  • Gently fry the fresh mushrooms, onions and frozen mushrooms for 5 min.
  • Pour all the wine into the pan and let it boil until the wine has reduced to almost nothing.
  • Add the water to the pan.
  • Now add the dried mushrooms and stir.
  • Add the mushroom powder into the pan and let the mixture boil for 20 min.
  • Now add the cream into the pot and let it simmer for 60 min.
  • In a small pan place 100 g of butter, heat gently and let it melt, then add flour into it and combine it together to make a roux. Whisk the roux mixture into the soup and continue whisking until the soup thickens.
  • Let the soup simmer for 10 min and then add the remaining 200 g of the butter.
  • Blitz the soup with a hand-held blender.
  • Season with salt and pepper, also it is very good to add a little bit of sherry vinegar at the end.


Serve with bread of your liking. 


Further information about our menu’s can be found on our page Rangá Restaurant. 

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