Recipe Comix: Soupe d’Hiver

"Draw us a recipe." That's the brief we sent to a slew of our favorite comic artists earlier this year; each week, we're thrilled to present what they sent back. They're fantastic, beautiful, hilarious, thoughtful, informative, and often all of the above — and they prove that a recipe doesn't just have to be words on paper. Check out all the Recipe Comix published so far in the archive »

This week's Recipe Comic comes to us from Carolita Johnson, a model-turned-cartoonist whose work appears in the New Yorker and The Hairpin. Here, she shares a recipe for a potato-leek soup so simple that she could pull it off even during her Parisian days as a "hypoglycemically addled" professionally pretty person.

Soupe d'Hiver

Carolita Johnson is a New York-based cartoonist and illustrator whose work has appeared in the New Yorker and on You can find out more about her on her website.