Creamy Trentino soup with pearl barley and speck : orzetto alla trentina

Orzotto alla trentina

Here is a soup recipe with pearl barley. It is a specialty from Trentino Alto Adige, where my husband comes from. Of course, there is some speck in it, a very special sort of smokey bacon that is so tasty! This Continue reading

Swiss soup with gruyere cheese

Soupe suisse au gruyère

This Swiss soup is such a comforting meal! I tried to guess the recipe after watching the movie-report “Quatre saisons pour un festin” from Jean-Paul Jaud about the chef Guy Savoy. All along the movie, we follow the chef during a whole year Continue reading

Chicken and soybean vermicelli Vietnamese soup

Here is a very-easy-to-make chicken and soybean vermicelli Vietnamese soup. And it is so delicious! It’s another Vietnamese recipe from my granny. I’ve been eating it at least once every single winter since I’m a child. This chicken and soybean Continue reading

Albesi soup with chickpea cream

This albesi soup with chickpea cream is extremely good ! I tasted it in Italy, and I loved it because it’s unusual, creamy and fragrant. It’s an original veggie meal and so easy to make. This recipe is made with Continue reading

Spinach cream soup

Wanna eat green and healthy in winter?  Here’s a very simple spinach cream soup: tasty and full of vitamins, ready in 20 minutes. Enjoy! Did you know ? 3.5 oz of spinach only cover a 20% of recommended daily amount in Continue reading

Mother Raynal’s vegetable soup

When I was a student, my roommate used to come back from her weekends at her parents’ with a lot of food (so did I, actually). Her mother, worried about our health and to be sure we had the recommended Continue reading

How to make a poultry or meaty broth

A simple recipe to make a good and tasty poultry or meaty broth Makes 5 cups of broth: 1 poultry or pieces of meat and bones 1 onion 1 carrot 1 leek 1 stalk celery 1 stalk parsley 1 stalk Continue reading

Golden broth and parmesan cheese cubes

I discovered this recipe in Italy. It comes from a family from Verona, and has been passed down from mother to daughter. It’s a very simple broth, but such a great comfort food ! It is absolutely perfect for winter, Continue reading