Homemade Vietnamese Canh Chua Hot and Sour Soup

Friday, November 15th, 2013

I recently went to my favourite Vietnamese restaurant and asked them what they would recommend for me. It turns out it was Hot and Sour Soup. Thinking they were nuts, I ordered it anyway, and it’s nothing like Chinese Hot and Sour Soup. I guess I liked it even more than the Chinese style Soup. […]

Homemade Vegetable Minestrone Soup

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

One evening, I was really wanting a nice hearty soup in a flash, so I made Vegetable Minestrone Soup which really doesn’t take long to make – and chances are, you got most of the ingredients in your fridge/pantry! Ingredients (makes 4 servings): 2 sticks of carrots 1/2 large onion 2 roma tomatoes 2 cloves […]

Homemade Japanese Miso Soup

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

I love Japanese food, and I’ve always wanted to make my own Miso Soup, so I finally got a package of White Miso Paste from my market, and found some bonito flakes and wakame from the Asian grocery store. They are tricky to find (well, for me at least!) but, I think it’s necessary for […]

Homemade Spicy Sweet Potato Soup

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

I was wanting to make a soup for lunch – with a sandwich, so I roamed the grocery store and found some nice sweet potatoes. So, I figured I can make a delicious Sweet Potato Soup Ingredients: 4 Cups Chicken Stock 1 lb chopped sweet potato 1 chopped onion Seasoning: Smokey Chipotle White Pepper Black […]

Homemade Dong Gua Tong – 冬瓜湯

Monday, January 16th, 2012

Wintermelon Chinese Soup In my family, most of my Chinese soups begin with the same base, and for the most part, this soup is no exception. 1 lb of pork bones 1 slice of dong gua 5 or 6 dried shiitake mushrooms 3 tablespoons of dried shrimp 1 or 2 dried scallop 2 tablespoons of […]