450gms spanish onion
1tbsp virgin olive oil
1litre vegetable stock
salt and fresh grounded black pepper
4 slices french bread/ normal bread
2tbsp brandy ( optional)
Peel and slice onion into rings. Heat the butter and oil in pan , add onions and sprinkle the sugar on onions. Cook on low heat for 15mins, stirring occcasionaly until onion becomes soft. Gradually stir in the stock and salt and pepper powder. Bring the mixture to boil and simmer, uncovered for 45 mins.
Toast the bresd slices and dip each slice into soup. Pile grated cheese cheese on top of it. Grill the toasts again until cheese melts and turns golden brown. Add the optional brandy in soup and while serving float these slices in each serving. Garnish with parsley.