soups & stews archive

aloo gobi: potato & cauliflower curry with coconut milk

When I moved to Vancouver I met a punk rock boy. He wasn’t the sort of boy you’d take home to your parents, but it was okay because my family was thousands of miles away, and this tall, skinny musician…

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west african groundnut stew

Vancouver is going through a cold spell and when I stepped outside today, the frost on the ground was thick and full of sparkles. It’s the kind of cold where you can see your breath and I’m amazed that there isn’t…

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root vegetable soup with farro & lentils du puy

This soup is an ode to the last CSA of the season as almost all the vegetables are the local, organic ones from the farm. It’s a hearty soup that is full of flavour and texture. The soup has a mild sweetness from the beets and a bit of heat from the fresh chilis. I wanted to add in some lentils and farro and they were great additions.

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cookies, soup & crafts (in that order)

The cookies above are delicious and easy to make. Plus, if you can believe it, they are actually GOOD FOR YOU. Whole wheat flour, oats, chocolate…hmm, well you get the picture.

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italian wedding soup

When I first heard the term Italian Wedding Soup, I assumed that it would be a big production. In my head, the soup would be simmered over the course of 3 days in a pot large enough to serve an…

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curried sweet potato & rice autumn soup/stew

This past weekend, I got into the kitchen with the purpose of making it smell like fall. I wanted to make a soup stuffed with orange things: sweet potatoes, yams, and carrots…

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black beluga lentil soup with roasted cherry tomatoes

I’m not yet in the habit of eating raw tomatoes, except if one finds it’s way onto my hamburger. Generally, if I’m going to eat tomatoes, cooked is the way to go. Better yet, is roasting them….it’s kinda my new…

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the last of the rss debacle…& elsewhere

This week over at ReadyMade I take a stab at writing about my journey to love cucumbers. After my tzatziki post a few weeks ago apparently a few other people also have issues with The Cuke, so head on over and read all about it.

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