red miso udon soup

Spicy red miso soup with udon noodles

A steamy bowl of thick, chewy noodles swirling in a rich, fiery broth is a good idea any time of the year. And especially now, as many Canadians are feeling the deep freeze and #BombCyclone is part of our daily lingo.   Misonikomi udon is a popular specialty in the Nagoya region of central Japan. The … Continue reading Spicy red miso soup with udon noodles

green Thai curry and spring rolls

Infographic: curry coconut soup

If you've been reading this blog, you might have guessed I have a mild obsession with curry. And soup. Today's post is an exciting union of the two, especially as I write this in the midst of a Canadian winter. Thai curry in particular—whether green or red—always transports me back to a dreamy tropical island. If … Continue reading Infographic: curry coconut soup

risotto

Infographic: one-pot wonders

This week I'm sharing tips for making meals in one pot. For years my trusty set of Henckels cookware has provided much comfort in the way of soups, pastas, stews, risottos, paellas, ramen and rice bowls. The fun part of one-pot cooking is mixing and matching the elements: try using different types of noodles, grains, sauces and toppings … Continue reading Infographic: one-pot wonders