Homemade Tomato Soup

I made some tomato soup to go with the tomato basil loaf I made for the tame the yeast theme. I followed Food Network’s Michael Chiarello’s recipe. The recipe also had a video of the soup preparation but I ignored the video and just followed the written recipe. The written recipe asked to puree the […]

Borscht ~ Russian Beetroot Soup

Borscht is a beetroot soup of Ukrainian origin. This soup is popular in Eastern & Central European countries. Though borscht is Ukrainian in origin, it is equally popular and common in Russia. Soup can be served as it is, as I did or with some sour cream. Little mushroom onion dumplings called vushka is served […]

Czech Republic – Houbova Polevka Myslivecka ~ Hunter’s Mushroom Soup

Today we are traveling to Central Europe to Czech Republic for some Czech cuisine. Czech Republic was formed in 1993 when Czechoslovakia dissolved into Czech Republic and Slovakia. For the taste of Czech food, I chose a soup that is prepared with mushrooms, onion and bacon. I do not know why it is called Hunter’s […]

Algerian Shorba Frik

Starting today I am doing a month long marathon with “Around the world in 30 days with international ABC cooking” as the theme. Every day I will be posting a recipe from a country in alphabetical order. For first day, I chose Algeria for country starting with A. Today’s recipe is shorba frik, a soup […]

Kosoi Bwtwi from Tripura

Today it is Tripura, the seventh northeastern state in the alphabetical order and one of the third smallest states in the country. This state is bordered by Bangladesh on all three sides; north, west and south, and Assam and Mizoram on the east. Agartala is the state capital. Scheduled tribes form the 30% of Tripura […]

Thukpa, Vegetable Noodle Soup from Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh is one of the seven sister states in the north east India. This state shares a border with Assam and Nagaland, and an international border with Bhutan, China and Myanmar. The food of the state is influenced by the tribes in the region. The staple food is rice, fish, meats and green vegetables. […]

V8 Rasam

Rasam or chaaru is a South Indian soup served with rice. I am concluding my blogging marathon # 17 with a healthy V8 rasam. Rasams are one of my favorite Indian comfort food and it tastes amazing when served with hot rice. It also makes an excellent soup when mildly spiced. There are many types […]

Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut squash is a winter squash and tastes like a pumpkin. I bought it few days ago to make soup but was lazy to cut it. It has a very thick skin and is a little difficult to peel and remove the skin. Couple of days ago, my local grocer sold cut butternut squash and […]

Green Soup

This Monday, group 2 started their blogging marathon. I am joining them in the marathon for couple days, today and tomorrow, sticking to my soups theme. Today’s soup is green soup which I made cooking spinach, green peas, celery and cabbage in some stock, and then pureed it. Green vegetables give this soup a nice […]

BM#4 Day 7 – Homemade Vegetable Stock

I can’t believe today is the last day of the marathon! Last 6 days, I have been posting soup recipes and I have used homemade vegetable stock in 5 out 6 recipes that I have posted. I thought I should share the recipe for homemade stock as I have used it in almost all the […]

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