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Minestrone

Minestrone

After a long lazy Christmas break, I’m finally welcoming the New Year with some hearty soup. Though it’s not as cold here in Seattle as the rest of the states, there is still a wintery chill in the air. Minestrone is a quick and easy soup to make, and really hearty and delicious. More …

Bacon and Cabbage Potato Cakes

It’s that time of year again, when supermarkets try to sell us green paraphernalia and convince everyone to be Irish for a day. Here, everyone insists on calling it ‘St. Patty’s day’ which kind of makes of me smile and cringe at the same time. It is great to see our feast day celebrated across the world though. More …

Spicy Squash Soup with Bacon

You might think it strange, but November is actually one of my favourite months of the year. There is so much colour with all the rusty leaves on the ground, and a sense of anticipation in the air coming up to Christmas. It’s a month of soups, stews, open fires and wrapping up warm on cold winter walks. Even though January and February have much the same weather, I’m almost bored of it by then. Having just arrived Seattle, I too am full of anticipation. More …

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