surprising orange carrot ginger soup

Carrot orange ginger soup is a real surprising combination. I would never have the idea to add orange juice to a soup, but it tastes wonderful with the carrots and the ginger.

goulash experiment

In my supermarket, they sell chicken stomach. That is of course something that is making me curious, and I was wondering how to make it. But before you can make it, you have to buy it. In fact it is very cheap! I supposed it would need a lot of simmering to make it tender,…

Minestrone meal soup

I didn’t make a meal soup for quite some time already. But then I saw this recipe from thechunkychef, and put it immediately on my to do list. Packed with vegetables and vitamins, a fantastic range of flavors, well seasoned and very nutritious. And easy to make: cut vegetables, simmer, finish, finished. Ingredients: 2 yellow onions…

Ratatouillesoup with tortellini

I found this recipe back in 2006 in a magazine. Since then, it is one of my classics for cold winter days. I posted it on my dutch blog back in 2007 already, it was one of my first recipes. Now also for non-dutch speaking people 🙂 Ingredients: 2 cloves of garlic 1 (small) zucchini…

Icelandic fish soup РFiskas̼pa

Recently I was in Reykjavik, and in a newly opened “Icelandic Street Food” restaurant I had a real good shellfish soup. So I looked for a recipe for a Fiskasúpa to do this at home. Ingredients: 50 gram butter 2 smal onions, sliced finely 1 leek, slice finely 2 stalks of sellery, sliced finely 3 tomatoes,…

soup of sweet potatoes and lentils

Recently I was in Morokko, and it is kind of tradition that I get inspired by the local kitchen. Ingredients: 2 sweet potatoes (about 500 grams), chopped 6 cloves garlic, minced and crushed 2 large carrots, chopped 1 large red onion, chopped 2 celery stalks, chopped 1 red pepper, chopped 300 grams of lentils 1.5…

spicy pumpkin soup with wild rice

Autumn is there, and so are the pumpkins and the colder weather.  Time for a healthy and chili soup to prepare for the long and cold months that are to come.  I found the inspiration for my spicy pumpkin soup on Lynn’s healthy kitchen. Ingredients: half a hokaido pumpkin (it weighed app. 1kg) 3 carrots…