Sorrel Soup

Bright sorrel is one of my first spring greens to pop up. Actually, it grows strong in the spring, dies back in the heat and comes back in the fall...love it. Sorrel's strong sour flavor helps to stimulate and decongest the Liver and Gallbladder after Winter's heavier foods. Use it in dressings, to flavor eggs or as an usual soup.

By | 2019-03-17T12:27:01+00:00 March 9th, 2019|BLOGS, Herbs, Recipes, Seasons, Soups & Stews, Spring, Spring recipes|0 Comments

Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

This soup is light and bright. The sour flavor stimulates the digestion and senses.  You control the sour flavor here. I like my soup very [...]

Bone Marrow Broth

I’ve been using bone broth most of my adult life–so I was pretty amused when it became a trendy food in the last few years.  Instead of coffee shops, you [...]

By | 2019-01-30T01:36:24+00:00 January 27th, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Gluten Free, Recipes, Soups & Stews|2 Comments

Japanese Clear Broth Soup

Soups are easy to digest, nourishing and endlessly changing.  The trick is to know a few simple base recipes and then learn to vary them [...]

Basque Potato, Pumpkin and Leek Soup (Porrusalda)

Idaho has a large population of Basque and with it their delightful, flavorful food.  This simple recipe makes great use of hardy vegetables, leeks, carrots [...]

Summer Gumbo

Gumbo - Another one of Clara's favorite dishes, gumbo starts showing up in my kitchen when the summer garden starts to explode and well into the cooler fall and winter [...]

By | 2018-11-05T23:49:29+00:00 June 10th, 2018|BLOGS, Gluten Free, Grains, Recipes, Soups & Stews|0 Comments

Minted Pea Soup

Pea soup? Oh, yes! Peas are high in minerals, vitamin C, D, protein and folic acid. And they are simply delicious in bright and lively [...]

Curing With Congee

Congee, Shi-Fan (literally, rice water) or Jook. Whatever name you give it, rice porridge has been the foundation of nutritional healing since...well, we started playing with fire and cooking. [...]

By | 2018-11-06T19:15:48+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Recipes, Soups & Stews|0 Comments