Roasted Tomato Soup

Roasted Tomato Soup

October 30th, 2009  | Category: Soup


I guess I am a bit late about this roasted tomato soup recipe as the season is over, but better late than never (or next year), right? This roasted tomato soup with goat's cheese crostini recipe belongs to Gordon Ramsay and was published in his column at Times Online. It has great depth, thanks to roasting the tomatoes with red onions, sea salt, olive oil, fresh thyme and ...

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Chicken Soup with Stelline

Chicken Soup with Stelline

March 06th, 2009  | Category: Chicken, Soup


I've been silent for such a long time. You must be tired of looking at Brussels Sprouts day after day. Truly sorry for that. I didn't even have a chance to share how happy I felt when I heard that Cafe Fernando was chosen as one of The World's 50 Best Food Blogs by Times Online!  It is a great honor to be included in a list ...

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Mushroom Soup with Chervil Cream

Mushroom Soup with Chervil Cream

January 29th, 2009  | Category: Soup, Vegetarian


Can you imagine Martha serving an ordinary soup at a Thanksgiving dinner? Exactly. But that's not the only reason why I bookmarked this mushroom soup as soon as I saw its photo gleaming on page 146 of Martha Stewart Living's November 2006 issue, where she entertained 20+ guests at her farm in Bedford, New York. Did it ever happen to you, too? A recipe screaming "Cook me. Ladle ...

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How to Make a Flavorful Vegetable Broth

How to Make a Flavorful Vegetable Broth

January 21st, 2009  | Category: Soup, Vegan, Vegetable, Vegetarian


Preparing a well-balanced, flavorful vegetable broth at home is not only easy, but also a great way to salvage leftover vegetables in your fridge. Simmering a handful of vegetables, herbs and spices with water will reward you with nutritious and fragrant soups, risottos, stews, braises and countless other dishes. Just throw them in a pot, and you're done. It is really that easy. I've used this broth ...

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Roasted Beet Soup

Roasted Beet Soup

September 10th, 2006  | Category: Soup, Vegetarian


Last night I went to sleep hoping that I would wake up to a rainy day. I missed staying at home on a rainy day curled up with a hard disk filled with many episodes of my favorite TV series. Contrary to my heavy Sunday morning sleeping ritual, my eyes opened at 8:30 a.m. The heavy sleeper I am, I think I imagined the sound of wind ...

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