Aaaand action! After a well deserved summer break, I’m finally back for more delicious recipes. Prepare yourself for many new culinary experiments over the coming year. Starting today actually, with this new twist on an old classic.
My love for gazpacho started back when I used to spend my summers in Spain. Growing up, we would go down to my grandparents’ beachhouse with all of my cousins. Those were the best days, when we would lounge by the pool or the sea, and play all kinds of games together. I remember long meals where the eight of us would sit around the kids table, and have conversations that were (obviously) much more interesting than our parents’. Our staple meals always included my grandmother’s homemade gazpacho, which was a true house favorite. She’d start preparing it bright and early, giving the soup just enough time to chill in the fridge before lunch. I would watch and try to help her with an “essential” step or two, like soaking the bread in ice cold water.
Continue reading “White Cauliflower Gazpacho”
Hi everyone! I am so excited to announce that I was nominated by Kale Studios for the Versatile Blogger Awards. On her blog you’ll find lifestyle advice, food for thought and yummy recipes. As required by the award, here are 7 facts about myself.
1. I am French, duh…
2. I have a ridiculously good memory when it comes to lyrics (and a terrible one otherwise).
3. I have over 66,100 views on one of my stopmotion videos (http://youtu.be/BCtoxM77jLo).
4. I have a not so secret obsession with Taylor Swift. Guilty.
5. Breakfast is my favorite meal by far.
6. I would pick hot water with lemon and honey over cough syrup anyday! (this is relevant because I have a cold right now…)
7. I hope that one day I will open my own restaurant/cafe.
Continue reading “Spicy Soba Noodle Soup”
Another cold day, another warm soup! I realize that I posted a soup recipe last week already but to be perfectly honest with you, soups constitute about 50% of my diet as soon as the temperature drops. The other half is noodles, and even then I usually find a way to combine the two into noodle soup. Continue reading “Wintery Red Split Lentils and Turnip Soup”
“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”
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”