Nowadays, I have been craving comfort food. Comfort food for me as a Filipina and Asian often involves rice. I do not even eat rice every day or at every meal unlike most traditional Asians and Filipinos. (When Shelter In Place Order was declared, while most people were panic buying for toilet paper, my siblings looked to stock up on rice!) I have a small jar of rice at home which will probably last me over a couple of months.Continue reading “In my kitchen | arroz con pollo”
*Special thanks to CJ at A Well Read Tart for the inspiration and recipe for the cauliflower soup. Read more about her FABULOUS blog later on this post…,,
I hope that this post finds you and yours healthy, safe and in good spirits wherever part of the world you might be. I hope that you are finding comfort and serenity during this very scary and uncertain time.Continue reading “In my kitchen | cauliflower sweet potato soup”
It is still winter here in the Bay Area even though spring is trying to break through. The temperature has dipped into the 30s this week. Even though it is often sunny, it is also pretty chilly.
It is also still definitely soup weather. I am happy to come upon a recipe for red split lentils soup while shopping at Trader Joe’s. My version (inspired by Trader Joe’s recipe which uses wine but I do not like wine in my cooking so I am omitting it) is very easy and quick. I am a fan of simple yet hearty meals as I do not have much time to cook with my very demanding job. I also believe that great food should not be fussy and complicated. This soup not only brings comfort to the soul but makes me feel like I am doing something kind for my body.Continue reading “In my kitchen | Simple and hearty red lentil soup”