Chilled Corn Soup

This soup is served by Chef Sungchul (Sung) Shim of Neta, in NYC’s West Village, as an alternative to Gazpacho.  He garnishes with cod fritters, , chive oil, and edible flowers.  He suggest optional garnishes for the home cook:  Shrimp, crab, lobster, chives, sour cream, creme fraiche, cilantro, fried or shallots. Ingredients 10 ears of corn…

Lentil Soup with Vegetables

This is a very inexpensive lentil soup to make to make in the crockpot with staple ingredients and water.  I make it with extra lentils which I drain and use in salad.  Or you could eat them all with the soup.  Lentils are a very good source of fiber, folate, manganese, a good source of…

Zuppa di Mare (Seafood Soup)

I make this soup all the time.  It has all of my husband’s favorite things in it and, as an added extra bonus, it is not very “fishy” tasting.

Pacific Coast Chowder

The chowder enjoyed in the Pacific Northwest is similar to New England’s famouns chowder since they are both cream based.  Milk and half and half are also used if you prefer a thinner broth.  The thinner broth is preferred on the West Coast.  This chowder is often made with razor clams, which are only found…

Spicy Tomatillo Soup with Tortillas

Tomatillos look a bit like green tomatoes, but they are not.  They are a very versatile little fruit.  Often, I use them in salsa or pickle relish.  Here they are used to form a broth for this hearty soup.

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Raise your hand if you want to make a low-sodium,  low-calorie chicken tortilla soup.

Moroccan Chicken Soup

Do you ever pick up those free booklets from your grocery store?  You know the ones full of ideas and ads from their merchandise?  Well you should! They have pretty good recipes in there.

Caribbean-Style Sancocho

Sancocho is a soup that is very popular in Latin American cuisine.  I call this one Caribbean because I use ingredients that are more reminiscent of the Caribbean than other parts of Latin America.  According to my husband (from Bogota), Sancocho should be made with both chicken and beef stock.  It also needs potatoes, yucca…