Creamless Creamy Tomato Soup


We woke up to torrential rain this morning, the kind that brings me back to typhoon season in the Philippines. The strong winds brought our already stressed apple tree into submission–fruits fell with every blow and leaves got strewn all over. I’m trying not to think about the aftermath cleanup because we need this water. […]

Boiled Corn and Chicken Soup

I could use a bowl of this right now: It shifts from cold to hot here in Vancouver. “Would you like the cold for breakfast? Sweltering heat for lunch? No problem!” That kind of thing. I made this a couple of months ago when Dan and I found some super sweet corn from Whole Foods. […]

Boiled Beef Soup

Boiled Beef Soup, is locally known and called as Nilagang Baka [pronounced Ni-LAH-gang BAH-ka] in the Philippines. It’s another one of my favorite Filipino dishes that I used to request for dinner all the time. When my grandmother cooks this dish, she uses a pressure cooker to soften the meat and make the stock out […]