Category: Soup

Chicken Tinola – Filipino food for Comfort

Chicken Tinola – Filipino food for Comfort

Chicken Tinola is a Filipino stew or soup dish. Made of chicken pieces and Green papaya wedges or chayote in a gingery broth (or other vegetables like green beans). Malunggay (moringa leaves) or chilli leaves are added at the end making it the traditional Filipino soup dish. This is often served during cold weather and the perfect antidote for someone who is having a dull moment.

Chicken Meatball Soup with Herb Pesto

Chicken Meatball Soup with Herb Pesto

What inspired me to make this homemade chicken meatball soup? It’s -15°C outside. No wonder I don’t see those geese and beautiful swan at the park anymore. Not only that, no more heavy traffic going to work. I think not only did the Canadian Goose READ MORE

Wheat, barley -oat blend and mushroom soup

Wheat, barley -oat blend and mushroom soup

As the air chills, my thoughts and cravings turn to comfort food, with so many amazing once a year treats and sweets showing up. Carbs, carbs and more carbs. I was aided and abetted by this holiday season.  As months go by, I’m completely sugared READ MORE

Gingery Rice Porridge

Gingery Rice Porridge

Welcome year 2021! I grew up in a family with a lot of superstition. To name a few, do not sing while cooking because you will never meet a husband or wife; Do not sweep at night, otherwise you’re sweeping out all the good luck. READ MORE

3 limes and chicken broth with shrimp soup

3 limes and chicken broth with shrimp soup

Three limes? This is about using kaffir lime leaf, lime juice, and lime zest. Kaffir lime leaf is responsible for the distinctive lemon/lime/mandarin aroma and flavour that is very precious in Asian cuisine, especially in Thai or Indonesian cooking. These leaves became a part of READ MORE

Chicken Minestrone soup

Chicken Minestrone soup

How often do you make an inventory in your fridge? Sometimes, as you keep digging inside looking for something, you will find a lot of surprises. There are almost wrinkled zucchinis pushed to the end of the vegetable drawer, a good chunk of cabbage from READ MORE