Feb 26 2010

Rustic Tomato & Quinoa Soup – A Peruvian Memory

It's quite the winter wonderland outside our tiny kitchen in the Big Apple with snow still heavily drifting from the sky as I write this entry. It's another perfect day to cozy up with a bowl of steaming goodness and perhaps reminisce about the warmer days of yore. My opinion still stands - I love the ...

Feb 24 2010

Cream of Wild Mushroom & Leek Soup

I've already told you about our quack addiction. We managed to ease off a bit since the habit becomes a little costly and quite frankly, an overdose of quack isn't the best for your health. But did I ever confess our addiction to 'shrooms? So long as we stick to the edible and non-hallucinogenic variety, an ...

Jan 22 2010

French Onion Soup

Filled with tears, blood shed and triumph, this entry has all the makings of a blockbuster thriller. I bet you didn't realize french onion soup could be so exciting. Last week we took a "Knife Skills Masterclass" at the Bowery Culinary Center as part of my Christmas present from none other than the love of my ...

Dec 4 2009

Tom Yum Noodle Soup

Tom Yum Soup

I'm a spicy food fanatic + I love soup. Plus, I love Thai food.  Equals= I love the tom yum soup. It's a simple equation, really. So it was only a matter of time when I would finally make this at home. Another meal that transpired from our whirlwind spree in Chinatown a few weeks ago. ...

Nov 9 2009

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup & Fancy Grilled Cheese

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup & Fancy Grilled CheeseCreamy Tomato Basil Soup & Fancy Grilled Cheese

I love introducing him to American comfort foods and one of my all-time favorites is tomato soup with a grilled cheese sandwich. But why not jazz it up a little?

Oct 28 2009

Winter Squash Bisque w/ Shrimp & Applewood Bacon

Winter Squash Bisque with Shrimp & Applewood BaconWinter Squash Bisque with Shrimp & Applewood Bacon

My first fall season in New York and I feel like a kid in a candy shop. Streets sprinkled with yellow and orange trees are such sweet treats for a photo nut like myself. And farmers markets filled with colorful gourds are quite inspiring for the food enthusiast in me…