All posts filed under: Soups & Stews

Chicken Potato Soup, Dairy-free, gluten-free, low-fat

Simple Chicken Potato Soup

I simply adore this chicken potato soup. It’s one of those really simple all-rounder comfort food recipes that easy to make and tastes great. So simple, that all you really need to do is throw everything into a big pot and let it simmer away while you retreat back to your cozy sofa to watch […]

Kale Ribollita with Lamb Merguez Sausage and Smoked Bacon

Kale Ribollita with Merguez

If you ask anyone what is a typical Tuscan dish that’s hearty, filling and perfect for a cold winter’s night, you’ll likely get the answer “a traditional Ribollita”, otherwise known as a rustic Tuscan vegetable stew. It’s loaded with dark greens, lots of beans, vegetables and thickened with day-old bread. In my version, which isn’t […]

Simple Carrot and Fennel Soup with Coriander and Cayenne

Simple Carrot and Fennel Soup

Let’s talk fall. Let’s talk fall in Hamburg. I don’t know what the weather is like where you are, but here wet, windy and beyond chilly. Which means I am desperately seeking cold weather comfort — in which case, means a simple unassuming little bowl of carrot and fennel soup. For me, soups and stews […]

Spicy Asian Hotpot

Spicy Asian Hotpot

This is one of my all time favorite one-pot-meals and definitely a go-to dish when there’s a time crunch. It’s something you can get on the table in less than half a hour, likely 20 minutes. Not only is it fast and easy, it’s incredibly delicious. The broth has a spicy, slightly sweet, salty flavor […]