Curried Lentil Coconut Soup

Curried Lentil Coconut Soup

Soup! In the winter I have such a craving for thick, warm, nourishing soups. This new recipe from my SIMPLE cookbook by Ottolenghi has quickly become a household staple. Easy to make, rich in flavour, I’ve made it a few times for guests and everybody love it. I...
Cherry Tomato and Cherry Cobbler

Cherry Tomato and Cherry Cobbler

I make a lot of cobbler-crumbles and I adore both cherries and cherry tomatoes, so this recipe intrigued me. As my kids are always quick to remind me, tomatoes are fruits, but who ever heard of using them in a cobbler? I don’t think I’ve ever baked...
Tomatoes stuffed with Quinoa

Tomatoes stuffed with Quinoa

One of my favorite summer recipes is Pomodori al Riso, a classic Roman dish of tomatoes stuffed with rice. (http://www.maiamingdesigns.com/single-post/2016/06/30/Pomodori-al-Riso-Roman-style-tomatoes) But lately I am experimenting with quinoa…so I substituted...
Homemade Spanish Gazpacho

Homemade Spanish Gazpacho

When I was in college I spent a summer as an intern in Milan working in the studio of one of my design heroes, Ettore Sottsass. It was a great summer, both for the work experience and the fun we had. I shared an apartment with several Spanish girls from Malaga, and we...
Cream of Tomato Soup

Cream of Tomato Soup

Brrrrr! It’s been so chilly lately that I’ve really needed warm soups to keep me going. I had not made my tomato soup in a long time, but it’s one of my favorite classics. Inspired by the saffron croutons in my recent Pumpkin soup recipe, I tried...