Of Celery Root Soup And Forgotten Vegetables

Soup as a main lunch or supper dish has fallen out of popularity in the recent decades – and, in my opinion, entirely unfairly and rather counterproductively so – whether you mean in terms of health, kitchen economy or downright gastronomic enjoyment. I have written about making basic bouillion or bone stock before, and about chicken soup specifically, and those are amazing either on their … Continue reading Of Celery Root Soup And Forgotten Vegetables

Sometimes, Oranger Is Better (Winter Squash Soup)

August weather has turned unexpectedly rainy today, starting with a rain and then a thunderstorm, and following with a cold wind which dried up the puddles but did nothing for the chill that set in earlier.  And so, when I have wandered into my kitchen in search of the meaning of life, or, failing that, of weather-appropriate food, it came to be that I emerged … Continue reading Sometimes, Oranger Is Better (Winter Squash Soup)