Month: December 2019

Minestrone Soup with Rice and White Beans

Minestrone Soup with Rice and White Beans

It’s about time I added a traditional minestrone soup recipe to this blog. Minestrone is a hearty Italian vegetable soup made with a tomato-y broth and either pasta or rice. For this recipe I choose rice — natural short grain rice, which is my absolutely favourite kind of rice. And since minestrone was traditionally made […]

Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad with Blue Cheese and Hazelnuts

Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad with Blue Cheese and Hazelnuts

Brussels Sprout Salad with Blue Cheese and Hazelnuts. It doesn’t get simpler than this. Three simple ingredients that make such a tasty trio when tossed in a simple honey vinaigrette. This is a salad that is a terrific side dish for the holidays. And yes, these are raw Brussels sprouts, shredded just as you would […]