All posts filed under: Soup

Pea & Potato Soup

Happiness Is: Hot Soup On A Cold Day   It’s a rainy and cold afternoon here in Toronto and that means it’s perfect to stay indoors and make some soup.It’s the middle of the week and almost closing on the end of this year! A challenging one too! We as a family are all working from home and each one is nestled in their favorite corner of the home and busy with their work! I was feeling a bit overwhelmed with the fact that the weekend just whizzed past with endless food trial’s in my kitchen, shooting and creating content for my social media posts and working on several food assignments all at once, leaving my kitchen with endless flavours and aromas. My Wednesday’s are perhaps the busiest in the week.It’s the start of my weekly planning of menu’s for home cooked meals or perhaps listing down recipes that I may need to shoot for my Instagram profile or even prepping up for an exciting new blog post.That’s pretty much been my morning today.I also …

Pumpkin Goodness: Recipes That Go Beyond Pie

Fall is in the air and there is no better place to experience it, than here in Toronto.There are various shades of tinted amber, brilliant yellow and bright orange everywhere. I sit by my window and look out with a heart filled with gratitude as I admire nature’s canvas, painted ahead of me. The air is crisp and the falling leaves now bid adieu to summer.

Kale & Roasted Sweet Potato Soup

KALE: A wonderful vegetable belonging to the cruciferous family. Let me quite honest I’ve never really cooked with kale. I do know friends use a lot of it in casseroles, stir fry’s and so on. I’ve just never thought of it all. Well that’s until a few weeks ago when I visited The Farmer’s market on the Terrace by the Emirate’s Towers in Dubai. This is indeed a fabulous initiative to promote locally grown produce in the UAE. These markets are fairly active during the winter month’s as this is typically the growing season in this region. On arriving one Friday morning  I was delighted to see various vendors lined up. Each of them with a wonderful and heart warming display of assorted fruits and vegetable. Lovely fresh strawberries, organic carrots, spinach, a selection of free range eggs. That’s when I spotted some fresh kale. I thought why not experiment with some and bought a whole bunch home. I wasn’t quite sure what to do with it and thought why not try a simple soup. I’m …