Archive for the 'Soup' Category

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken tortilla soup is one of my favorite soups. It’s quite a big statement for a chico blanco who haven’t had his first bowl until he was thirty-something. The first time I had it it was prescribed as a late-night hangover cure and it acted as a fountain of rejuvenation. I’m telling you there’s magic […]

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Sous-Vide Egg w/ Sunchoke Velouté, Crispy Proscuitto & Hazelnut

This dish was inspired by a photo Wandering Eater took a few month back at a cooking demo by Paul Liebrandt. New Yorkers know him as a culinary wunderkind for his unique but precise style of cooking at Corton. The dish in question was a sous-vide egg with a white asparagus velouté and crispy parmesan. […]

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Vietnamese Beef Pho’

After a weeklong fight against a bad cold I’m beginning to feel human again. I followed the instructions from my doctor and took antibiotics but ultimately I think that it’s this large bowl of Vietnamese beef pho’ that did more for my well-being than any prescription drugs. Maybe I have too much imagination but I […]

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Asparagus Soup with Soft Poached Egg, Croûtons & Black Truffle

Perfect for the springtime, the vivid green of this soup sings of the bounty of the spring harvest and was inspired by a little food blogger outing i participated in this week-end. There were no asparagus involved but it’s the myriad of other seasonal delicacies we went out to forage ourselves that made me realize […]

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