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In Greek: σούπα τραχανά, pronounced SOO-pah trah-hah-NAH
Trahanas is a favorite Greek pasta and this soup is a favorite in Greek homes around the country. This version of the soup comes from Andros, an island in the Cyclades. Trahanas comes in two versions - sweet (made with milk) and sour (made with yogurt or sour traditional buttermilk) and is used to taste.
Add the pasta, water, and bouillon cube to a pot and bring to a boil. As soon as it starts to boil, reduce heat and simmer for 17 minutes, stirring occasionally with a wooden spoon to prevent from sticking to the pot.
While simmering, lightly fry the bread in butter to make croutons.
Add the milk and crumbled cheese to the soup, and stir. Cook 3 minutes more and remove from heat. Allow to rest for 5 minutes.
Serve with croutons.