Carrot and Parsnip Soup with Sweet Hungarian Paprika

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“I said Brrrr, it’s cold in here!”…

…is all I can think about as soon as I step outside of my house. It is very cold here in Philly, and as always when winter comes around, I get sick and I get pale. Now when it’s cold or if I’m sick, my favorite thing to eat is homemade soup, and when I’m pale I stock up on carrots to soak up all that beta-carotene and (hopefully) get a nice halo. So without further due, please welcome: carrot soup! aka. my favorite kind of “cure”! Continue reading “Carrot and Parsnip Soup with Sweet Hungarian Paprika”

One Sweet Potato, Three Meals: Wasabi Noodle Soup with Oyster Mushrooms

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For this final edition of my sweet potato series, I decided I’d make a quick stop to Asia and incorporate the last third of my potato into a delicious noodle soup. Since I hadn’t roasted it earlier, I figured I’d switch it up a bit and boil it instead. Now the thing is that boiled potatoes usually taste quite bland. So I made the best out of it and came up with this amazing noodle soup where it actually makes sense to have them boiled. Score! Continue reading “One Sweet Potato, Three Meals: Wasabi Noodle Soup with Oyster Mushrooms”

Chilled Mint and Pea Soup with Baby Scallops

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Another day, another chilled soup? In case you didn’t get the chance to read it, my last post was about a chilled tomato-yogurt soup I love to make when the weather warms up.
This time around, I want to share another one of my summer favorites with you: my chilled minted-pea soup!

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Chilled Tomato-Yogurt Soup in a Baked Eggplant Bowl

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Today, I decided to play around with textures! I wanted that to drive my dish and to come up with something that would be fun and original to eat. So I sat down at my desk with pen and paper and something pretty amazing came out of it. Though I usually focus on the mix of flavors in a plate, blending textures can also add great depth to a dish.

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Noodle Soup with a Poached Egg for Rainy Days

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There are very few things better than a hot bowl of noodle soup on a rainy day. And when I say very few, I really mean almost none. These bowls always instantly make you feel better. They warm you up inside and leave you satisfied every single time.

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