Category Archives: soup

Green Chili

Green Chili (6 servings): Spice mixture: 2 chiles guajillo 1 1/2 tbsp cumin 1 tbsp black pepper 1 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp oregano 1/2 tbsp thyme 1 tsp salt Soup: 8 Hatch chiles, roasted 1 1/2 lb ground beef 1/4 … Continue reading

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Gnocchi and a very addictive shrimp dish

Goat cheese and chive gnocchi: This was pretty heavy, but absolutely delicious. The idea of subbing out goat cheese for ricotta is brilliant. Roman egg drop soup: I love the simplicity of egg drop soup and was quite happy to … Continue reading

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Chinese Sea-Flavor Noodles

I modified this from the original recipe to remove the pork. I made a simple stock out of saved mushroom stems which I stockpile in the freezer, and some sliced ginger. Any stock would work, I think. Sea-Flavor Noodles (serves … Continue reading

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Pollo en Pipian and Sopa Verde de Elote

I was having a guest over, and didn’t get any photos. The pipian and soup recipes are more or less from  “The Essential Cuisines of Mexico” by Diana Kennedy. The beans were made up based on what I had around. … Continue reading

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Soto Ayam (Indonesian Chicken Soup) and Lemongrass Long Beans

More from “Cradle of Flavor”. See the books page for information. Lemongrass Long Beans (serves 4): 1 lb long beans, chopped into pieces 3 tbsp peanut oil 4 tbsp water 1 1/2 tsp sugar 2 tsp dark soy sauce salt … Continue reading

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Zaru Soba, Kimchi Shrimp Cakes, and a Miso Soup

We made zaru soba, inspired by a tasty Japanese noodle spot we visited in San Francisco. Instead of the more typical tempura accompaniment, we made kimchi shrimp cakes. Also, as a side, we made a simple potato and wakame miso … Continue reading

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Chicken with Tomatoes and Honey, Egyptian Lentil Soup

I couldn’t manage to get an acceptable photo of either of these dishes. Both are adapted from The New Middle Eastern Cookbook by Claudia Roden. Egyptian Lentil Soup (6 servings): 1 red onion, chopped 3 tbsp olive oil 3 cloves … Continue reading

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