Green pea and ricotta soup

Green pea and ricotta soup recipe

The inspiration to make pea soup with ricotta came from the Ikea catalogue. I know, right? I love the Ikea catalogue, it always has those beautiful photos of homes that are filled with stuff yet never look messy. I don’t know how they do it, I also have the house filled with cute stuff, but I seem to never achieve the same level of balance between the objects and the ambience. But that doesn’t matter. One of these beautiful bowls in a beautiful kitchen featured ricotta and pea soup. Continue reading

Autumn soup with curry and coconut milk

I was recently invited for lunch to a buffet that offers both Swedish and world-inspired foods. After filling my plate with a bunch of delicious stuff (I wanted to sample everything that was on the menu that day) I noticed that my friends had also a plate with some hot soup on their trays. I had missed that, so I went back and plated myself some soup. I’m happy I did, because it was labelled as “coconut pumpkin” soup and it was delicious. I felt so inspired that a few days later I decided to try to recreate it in my kichen. Continue reading

Butternut squash soup

butternut squash soup

I learned what a butternut squash is when I was in Canada. I had never had one before. That autumn in Toronto butternut squash was something I would stumble upon quite often while grocery shopping. I remember also having roasted butternut squash for lunch at a restaurant in Ottawa. I loved it, and wished to get to know this vegetable a bit better. Continue reading

Leek & potato cream soup

leek potato cream soup

As a kid I used to hate pureed soups. They just did not make sense. I hated that all the flavours were mixed together and the soup had a random vegetable taste. Furthermore, they seemed kind of deceiving – my mom could have put any undeclared vegetable in them and I wouldn’t have known. I don’t like not knowing what I’m eating. But I guess that the most disturbing feature was the random mixture of flavours that just did not make any sense. Continue reading