Tag Archives: soup

Lobster bisque

I am never one to pass up the opportunity to make a fragrant broth from scraps of things. If I roast a chicken, I make stock from the bones. If I make beef ribs, guess what? Beef stock, from the bones. And if I make anything from fresh lobster, you bet I’m going to make […]

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Mushroom soup à la gratinée

I hate to waste food. Whenever I have the teensiest bit of a leftover item, I ponder and agonize in my mind until I find the perfect way to use it up. So I had this cheese. It was a Boschetto al Tartufo, leftover from a fabulous antipasto platter I had made the previous weekend. […]

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It’s been a long time, lentil soup

I am back! I know it’s been a long time since I posted anything new. I have been neglecting my dear blog to all of you, my twelve devoted readers (hi, mom). I have been trying to eat healthier as of late. I guess you could call it a new year’s resolution. But really, it’s […]

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Tom Khaa

Obviously, I have been on a Thai kick. I just love the fresh, bright flavours, the spiciness and the simplicity of the methods. And I have been thinking about making Tom Yum soup for quite some time. Mmmm, just thinking about the sweet lemongrass, the citrusy lime leaf, the spicy chillies and the plump shrimp is […]

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Soupe à L’oignon Gratinée

With colder temperatures hitting Ontario I have been experiencing the tell-tale signs of nesting – getting ready to hibernate through the winter. For example, this past weekend’s activities included a Friday night beef and mushroom stew, cleaning the whole house, baking rosemary bread and snuggling on the couch watching tv with my beloved. Oh right, […]

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