Category Archives: Soups

A Big Pot of Ribollita

I would by lying if I said I wasn’t glad to see the end of this month of January. I usually love the beginning of a new year. A fresh start, a laundry list of resolutions, looking forward. But sometimes, … Continue reading

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Corn Chowder with Bacon, Red Pepper and Thyme

We now have both feet firmly planted in autumn around here. The days are getting shorter, we are breaking out the sweaters and scarves and there has already been some snow on the North Shore mountains. Fall is my very … Continue reading

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Watercress and Potato Soup with Crème Fraîche

I am sorry that it has been so very quiet here for the past few weeks. Ironically, the reason I haven’t been around to post any recipes since I got back from Holland is that I have been so busy … Continue reading

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Portuguese Seafood Stew with Sablefish and Purple Kale

There is snow in our forecast this weekend and I can’t think of anything I would rather do than hunker down and read my book, work on the Saturday crossword, bake some cookies/bread/cake, drink tea and make a hearty stew. … Continue reading

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Escarole and Conchigliette Soup with Parmesan Meatballs

We are home. Home sweet home. We arrived home to see Vancouver in all of her autumnal glory. Cool and crisp temperatures, red and gold leaves still clinging to the trees, brisk breezes and even some snow on the mountains! … Continue reading

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Clam and Fregola Soup with Fennel and Tomatoes

Just a quick post this morning. I meant to get this up last night but I have been battling a cold and after making dinner and tidying up it was time to put on the tea kettle and supervise a … Continue reading

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Roasted Cauliflower Soup with Paprika and Garlic Croutons

After one sunny, warm spring-like day on Monday and a bit of sunshine yesterday we are now in for a week of grey skies and rainy weather. I am usually unaffected by the rain. I was born and have spent … Continue reading

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White Bean and Swiss Chard Soup with Spiced Turkey Meatballs

It is once again the season for soup! I must confess that I am not a lover of soups in summer. Chilled cucumber soup, Vichyssoise, even gazpacho most often leave me… cold (sorry, bad pun). The soups that I love … Continue reading

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