” LION’S HEAD SOUP ” ( SHR ZA TOU )

> > > Meatballs come in many shapes, sizes and flavors. In the western cuisine we are most familiar with Italian meatballs, while in Asian cuisine soup dumplings are the most common. Among Asian meatballs, Chinese lion heads are probably my favorite plain (no wrapper) meatballs. They are usually served in a flavorful soup, loaded […]

Turkey Soup (Thanksgiving Leftovers)

> > Yesterday’s turkey dinner had left me with some turkey and orzo with “stuff”. I also had chicken soup from the previous day in the fridge, so putting this (very delicious) meal on the table took all of five minutes of heating up leftovers, plating them and adding an egg yolk and fresh cilantro […]

Sauerkraut Soup

> > > > If you’ve ever lived in Germany or even just visited for a short time, you know that sauerkraut is everywhere, especially as you go further South. Sauerkraut is surprisingly versatile. At some time not too long ago, before fridges and freezers were found in every household, cabbage was one of the […]

Perfection In A Bowl – Leftover Veggies Soup

> > > Some of my favorite dishes are the ones that come together without set ingredients, without planning and without recipes. I just go to the fridge and/or cupboard, look what’s available and what needs to be used, and just throw together what I think will fit and taste delicious. Such was the case […]

Cha Siu, Cabbage And Noodle Soup

> > > > During my shopping trips to Foodtown Supermarket in Davie, about 5 minutes drive from my home, I usually go to their cooked food section, which has a great selection of Chinese roasted meat – Peking duck, cha siu, roast chicken, etc. I usually buy my dinner there, which I did a […]

Beef Neck And Vegetables Soup

> > > Beef Neck – probably the most underrated cut of beef overall. Simmered for soup or braised in red wine sauce, the texture and taste of this cut is only surpassed by beef shank. On top of that, since few people use it, it is the cheapest of all beef cuts, pound for […]

Chicken Noodle Soup (Chicken Soup With Carrot-Noodles & Green Beans)

> > > Thanks to its ease of preparation and its wonderful taste and texture, chicken noodle soup in its never-ending varieties is one of the dishes I prepare at least once every week.  🙂 I remember the noodle soups from my youth, which had the same flaw as all other pasta dishes at the […]

Chinese New Year Egg Dumpling Soup ( 蛋饺 ) ( Dan Jiao )

> > > I prepared this soup on February 16th, the day of the Chinese new year and the beginning of the year of the dog. I had planned to prepare and publish this post well before the 16th, in order to give my readers a chance to bring this wonderful, traditional dish to the table as […]

Smithy’s Beef Rib Soup With Spinach And Pasta (Rinder Suppe Von Der Rippe, Mit Spinat Und Pasta)

> When all else fails, this soup will make you feel better………(Just ask Smithy)  🙂 If you prefer, replace the linguini with any type of pasta, potatoes, or rice. . P.S. If you don’t like to use chopsticks, break the linguini (or any other type of long pasta) into small pieces before cooking. > Bon […]

Soupe à l’oignon gratinée (French Onion Soup)

> > Onion soup is a vegetable soup made of sauteed onions and stock. Onion soup was traditionally served in poorer households and lower-class restaurants. Onion soup is, and was, found in many countries, prepared in many different variations. What all recipes have in common are the onions and stock. From there on, anything goes……….: […]