Category Archives: Soup time

Miso tahini soup with poached egg

So life is pretty packed these days with family life, full time job, communication studies, yoga, book club and friends. That’s when a recipe like this comes in handy. It’s fast, easy and oh so tasty. 6 cups / 1,5 l of water … Continue reading

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Green tea salmon soup

This is a family favorite in our home. It is not only beautiful, it is also light, flavorful and healthy. If you have leftover rice, you can make it in less than 20 min. You will need to make a trip to … Continue reading

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Salmon soba soup with sesame paste

I first saw black sesame paste on 101cookbooks.com and I just thought the shining black paste looked stunning. I have played around with several different versions since and this is the one I like the most. As Heidi writes in her post, the black sesame … Continue reading

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Spicy meaty tan tan noodles

The most time-consuming aspect of this dish, is measuring out all the ingredients used in the soup. If you like asian flavors, I’m pretty sure you’ll probably have most of these sauces in your kitchen already. The recipe is adapted from Noodle Comfort – Easy Japanese … Continue reading

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Salmon chowder

It’s soup time and we are in transit. I created this salmon chowder about 10 years ago and it’s been a staple ever since. Especially during the cold season. Homy comfort food. Enjoy! 2 tbsps olive oil 1 onion 3 medium-sized carrots … Continue reading

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Green split pea soup with curried butter

If you ever thought that green split pea soup wasn’t a sexy dish, then you need to reconsider! This rich, spicy, flavorful, creamy soup was such a treat. Even my hungry husband agreed. Though I did make him some bacon to throw on … Continue reading

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Japanese chicken & rice soup

Japan, I am so sorry for the devastation you have suffered, the loss of human lives and so much more. I feel for you. Nature has been merciless. We had an earthquake here last week, a small one. Because of your tragedy, … Continue reading

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Potato broccoli soup with parsley pesto

Today is st patrick’s day. It’s all about green in the US. I don’t know about Ireland. I suppose they celebrate the day too. It’s an Irish holiday. The kids have to wear green today – otherwise they will be pinched. At the preschool, a leprechaun may sneak by with … Continue reading

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Red lentil soup with spinach

  This is quick comfort food. Prep time for this meal is 5 minutes. Seriously. My friend Angela told me about this yummy, thick lentil soup. It pretty much takes care of itself. I love that kind of food on … Continue reading

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Tortilla soup

I love Mexican food and there is a lot of it here in Los Angeles. The border is only 2 1/2 hours south by car. This soup is just as good -better actually- than the restaurant versions I have eaten. It tastes very autentic … Continue reading

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