This was a really tasty soup. I've made it twice now. First time I seared 2 pieces of beef osso bucco when cooking the onions when continued as per the recipe, second time I dustd some chicken thighs and did the same.<br/> It was tasty but needed much more salt than the recipe stated. I think a little less rice would have been better also because it became really really thick once the rice had expanded. I'll definitely be making this again though, great for winter. PS I got my Khmeli-Suneli spice mix when we were in Tbilisi (Georgia).