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By Chef Alessandro Fairmont Hotel Waterfront This soup has been a favorite with our guests in ARC since Chef Alessandro put it on the menu – with its rich creamy texture it isn’t hard to see (or taste) why. Our mushrooms are foraged for us on Vancouver Island while our culinary apprentices hand-picked the hazelnuts in nearby Agassiz – we like to think using local produce makes it taste better. INGREDIENTS Portobello Mushrooms 500g White Button Mushrooms 1kg Garlic 30g Carrots 250g White Onion 500g Rosemary 2g Tarragon 2g Lemon Juice Miso Paste 60g Dried Porcini Mushroom, in hot water 60g Vegetable Stock 2L Salt and Pepper to taste Sherry Vinegar 15mL Butter 60g Cream 250mL Hazelnuts 200g DIRECTIONS Sweat the onions, carrots, garlic and the rosemary in the butter. Once translucent, add the button and porcini mushrooms, and sweat for about 10 minutes. Add the miso, vegetable stock, cream,…