RECIPE: Savory Strawberry Gazpacho

[1] Strawberry gazpacho has vegetables, onion and herbs, like a basic vegetable gazpacho (photo © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog). [2] The markets are filled with fresh strawberries, ready to enjoy plain or in recipes like this (photo © Good Eggs).   Our colleague Hannah Kaminsky of Bittersweet Blog added strawberries to a classic gazpacho…
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FOOD FUN: Let Me Out! Says The Crayfish

[1] Ready for his close-up: Our crustacean friend is holding a piece of lime, to be squeezed into the soup at the HM Grand Central Hotel in Phnom Penh, Cambodia (photo courtesy Pexels). [2] You can serve a larger bowl or a smaller bowl. We recommend a larger service plate under the bowlm so the…
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RECIPE: Minted Pea Soup For Spring

[1] Minted pea soup from John Woodhouse (recipe below; photos #1 and #2 courtesy John Woodhouse). [2] Fresh spring peas give a flavor to the soup that frozen peas cannot. [3] You can use half-and-half or heavy cream. See the footnote below (†) for the difference between half-and-half, light cream and heavy cream (photo courtesy…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Building Up Canned Soup

Soups from the can, even when they’re good, can be made even better with a few added ingredients. In this tip, we’ll show you how we enhanced one of our favorites, and inspire you to do the same. We adore Thai chicken coconut soup (tom kha gai, translated as chicken galangal soup—photo #1). It’s a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Hearty Soup

[1] Kidney bean, kale and squash soup (photo courtesy Bush’s Best). Parsnip soup with bacon, chive and blue cheese garnish (photo courtesy Castello Cheese). Squash soup with drizzled sour cream garnish. Here’s how to drizzle creamy or flavored oil garnishes (photo courtesy Between The Bread | Facebook). Cheddar cheese soup with jalapeño, microgreens and red…
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