Tag: Soups

Fall Soups & Sandwiches

Curried Butternut Squash Soup

There is something so tummy warming about the combination of squash with curry! The roasted red pepper drizzle is a nice, colourful touch. There is a very small amount of milk or cream to give the soup a bit of

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Fall Soups & Sandwiches

Bourbon Spiked Pumpkin Soup

Fall is definitely here!  Think pumpkins, squash and best of all Halloween! What better way to begin a fall dinner than with a bowl of creamy pumpkin soup? I tend to use milk for a lightened up version, but you

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Basics & Tips

Borscht

It’s Russian Soul Food! Borscht is a part of my family heritage. During the year there are times when “I just gotta have some”. When I eat borscht, my Husband says it’s like I am having a religious experience! The version

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What’s Up In My Kitchen?

  There are just some things I can’t get enough of when it’s so bloody cold outside.  We set records here in Vancouver but so far no snow… I’m thinking, I need a big bowl of Mexican meatball soup to warm me up! 

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Pureed Vegetable Soup

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. This is a lovely soup that I like to make with veggies from the Farmer’s Market and herbs from the garden. It’s nice to serve as a first course or

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Save Cash, Make The Basics

One of the things I really love to do is test recipes that sound interesting. The other day I was thinking of making  an arugula salad with mosto cotto (cooked grape must) dressing because I just happen to have some on

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What’s Cooking These First Days of Fall

We’ve said goodbye, sadly, to summer once again but I don’t necessarily want to barge ahead and make stew!  We are still working on the last of those fabulous Sungold tomatoes and Romanesco zucchini from our garden! When you grow zucchini, you really need

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Fall Soups & Sandwiches

Carrot Soup With Ginger & Lemon

I have been making this fresh tasting soup for many years and it’s always a welcome first course for dinner or as a main course with multigrain bread or soda bread (recipe below), some cheese, perhaps an English cheddar or Scottish

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Okra Corn Chowder

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. This soup is my idea of the harvest of late summer. I like okra a lot and I think it is underrated.  What can I say about yellow corn, divine! I am

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Roasted Tomato Soup

The height of summer or early fall soup!  Wonderful flavours ot tomatoes and basil.  They are just made for each other! Makes 4 Servings 40 roasted tomato halves 2 tsp. EVO 1 onion 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock, low salt

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