red miso udon soup

Spicy red miso soup with udon noodles

A steamy bowl of thick, chewy noodles swirling in a rich, fiery broth is a good idea any time of the year. And especially now, as many Canadians are feeling the deep freeze and #BombCyclone is part of our daily lingo.   Misonikomi udon is a popular specialty in the Nagoya region of central Japan. The … Continue reading Spicy red miso soup with udon noodles

green Thai curry and spring rolls

Infographic: curry coconut soup

If you've been reading this blog, you might have guessed I have a mild obsession with curry. And soup. Today's post is an exciting union of the two, especially as I write this in the midst of a Canadian winter. Thai curry in particular—whether green or red—always transports me back to a dreamy tropical island. If … Continue reading Infographic: curry coconut soup

cauliflower mushroom soup

No blender? No problem: the key to the richest, creamiest soups

Last weekend my hand blender broke down, and I’m mourning its absence. For years I have relied on this little gadget to whip up soups, smoothies, dips and sauces, even desserts. It also came with a handy chopper to grind nuts and veggies. On top of that, the loss occurred just as I was planning … Continue reading No blender? No problem: the key to the richest, creamiest soups