Creamy Tomato and Guanciale Soup

Tomato & Guanciale Soup(Guanciale is cured pig jowl, and I always try to have some on hand, but just in case you don’t you can use bacon and no one will be the wiser.) 1 can of strained tomatoes2 stalks of celery, 1 carrot, 1 onion, 1 clove of garlic2 slices of bacon or a…

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Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup2-3 stalks of celery2 carrots1 onion 2-3 cloves of garlic4-5 links of sausage (optional)1 glug of red wine (that’s a technical term for when you add a glug of wine)1 cup lentils4 cups watersalt, pepper, thyme, olive oil Finely chop the celery, carrots, onion and garlic, the pieces should be no bigger than the…

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Philosophy of Soup

For all of us in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s soup season. For those of you in the Southern Hemisphere…. I hope you are enjoying yourselves! Most people, when they think of homemade soup, they think it takes days or many hours or chicken stock, or any number of reasons why they can’t make soup. But,…

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