Tuscan Vegetable Soup – Acquacotta

Acquacotte - Italian Vegetable Soup

Acquacotta is an Italian vegetable soup with very humble beginnings. The word acquacotta literally translates from Italian to mean “cooked water.” It is what I think of as the Italian version of stone soup. Making something of nothing. Start with a pot of plain water, and then add what you have. A bit of stale … Read more

Tom Kha Gai Soup – Thai Chicken in Coconut Milk

Tom Kha Gai Soup

Tom Kha Gai, or Spicy Thai Chicken and Coconut Milk Soup, is a recipe where all of the favorite flavors of Thailand come together. Fresh ginger, lemongrass, chili peppers and lime leaves combined with creamy coconut milk is one delicious bowl of spicy Thai soup. Despite the complexity of flavors in this dish, its actually … Read more

Tom Yum Soup

Tom Yum Soup

This classic Thai soup has always been a favorite at our house, but the first time my husband and I made it ourselves was during a Thai cooking class in Bangkok. We were first treated to a tour through the market where we were able to shop like locals and see all of the exotic fresh ingredients. The … Read more

Red Lentil Soup with Yogurt and Garlic

Red Lentil Soup Recipe

Prior to visiting Turkey, I had never tried red lentils. But in Istanbul you can’t go to a restaurant that features local dishes without running into red lentil soup. As I’ve found out, the red lentils can be more convenient to work with than some other dried legumes because there is no need to soak … Read more

Hungarian Potato and Sausage Soup

Hungarian Sausage and Potato Souop

Hungarian Potato and Sausage Soup (or Paprikás krumpli) is a favorite peasant soup full of flavor and rich hearty ingredients that is a full meal in itself. Serve it with slices of crusty bread and enjoy the creamy texture, mingling with the spicy paprika and smoky favor of the sausage. It comes together very quickly … Read more

Hungarian Goulash Soup

Hungarian Goulash

Goulash is a traditional Hungarian Soup featuring the favorite spice of the regional – paprika. When making this dish it is important to use the freshest Hungarian Style Sweet Paprika you can find. The soup was originally made with lard and thickened with lots of sour cream. Since most of us don’t work on a … Read more