Thai Inspired Noodle Soup with Pork

So it’s a heavy overcast afternoon, feels like 8pm but it’s only 3, and rain is pummeling, in fact we on the NorthWest Coast are enjoying our wettest fall on record. Moving on. I just so happened to have the makings for this Thai inspired soup and had it steaming hot in my bowl in…

Guinness Lamb Shank Stew with Buttermilk Potato Mash

This is one of the most satisfying stews on the planet. Well, I think so anyway. Most especially when it’s crispy cold outside and a wood fire is burning in the hearth. It takes a bit of time for this stew but well worth it, and it can be done in stages. For instance braising…

Beef Stew and Biscuits

  One of the best cool weather comforts is this. A thick rich broth laden with tender cubes of beef and chunks of carrot, turnip, onion, potato, and celery. Here’s the guideline- Sear beef chunks in a large casserole soup pot with some veg oil in batches on Med-High, setting the browned meat aside in…

French Onion Soup

Humble beyond words. But I won’t stop there. Within this simple concoction simmers golden comfort. Caramelized to sweetness, blended with an organic beef stock and crowned with a piece of toasted bread and a slice of Gruyere, then set under the broiler for only a minute or so to allow the cheese to drape and…