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October 27th, 2019

Mushroom and charred tomato soup from The New Vegetarian Epicure: Menus--with 325 all-new recipes--for family and friends

Another great soup from Anna Thomas. This one is fairly labour intensive (but not difficult) involving caramelizing onions, peeling and roasting tomatoes, soaking mushrooms, and sautéing veggies. I split... read more >


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The ACE Bakery Cookbook

By Linda Haynes, James Chatto
Whitecap Books - 2003

20th January 2018

Edamame hummus : page 81

We enjoyed this hummus type dip although I expanded on the basic recipe adding a fair amount of cilantro, some extra lemon juice, and several drops of hot sauce. I often make a variety of these dips (regular hummus, beet hummus, and sundried tomato dip), and serve them with my homemade crackers. As the author says, this freezes well.

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20th January 2018

Pumpkin lemongrass soup : page 104

This makes a very good nutritious soup. I enjoyed the light spicing and the lemony flavour. I used a light chicken stock instead of water (with water I found it too thin), and cut down quite a bit on the coconut milk. Also I made a half recipe as this makes a lot of soup.

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