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Velvety Carrot Soup

Velvety Carrot Soup

I know this is my second carrot soup recipe on the site so far, but it turned out so different from my last carrot soup I just had to share a post about it. Not to mention how delicious it was with flash-boiled broccoli in it for my lunch today! Carrots and onions areΒ root vegetables, … Continue reading

Roasted Beet and Yam

Roasted Beet and Yam

I’ve done very little cooking with beets. This is partly due to the fact that we never had them at home growing up so I’m not familiar with them at all. It is also due to the fact that I was never too crazy about beets… I love soups, but borscht was never one of … Continue reading

Raw Daikon Salad

Raw Daikon Salad

Daikon is a type of white radish cultivated throughout Asia. It is supposed to have a milder flavour than red radishes, but I still find it rather spicy to eat raw. Since I prefer dressing my salads/vegetables with citrus juice rather than dressings or sauces, I quickly discovered that the acidity in lemons seems to … Continue reading

Miso Soup

Miso Soup

Miso soup is something a lot of people have only ever come across when going out for sushi – this miso soup is something quite different and is the perfect comfort on an icy, cold Canadian winter day. A good homemade miso soup starts with an easy seaweed broth, includes a small variety of fresh … Continue reading

Aromatic Du Puy Lentil Curry

Aromatic Du Puy Lentil Curry

I adore Indian cuisine: the spices, aromas, and deliciously satisfying flavours are a mouth-watering indulgence that I sometimes just can’t get off of my mind. Over the years I’ve tried to make curries at home that mimic the authentic taste of good Indian curry, with varying degrees of success, that always seemed to live up … Continue reading