Orzo and Vegetable Soup

So, I love Italy.

I love the history, the culture, the language, the climate, the people, the fashion and, of course, the food!

Rome, Siena, Venice, Naples, Florence, Arezzo…I would be hard pressed to choose my favouriteย part of Italy! All I know isย that it is one of my most favourite places inย the world.ย  Continue reading “Orzo and Vegetable Soup”

Nourishing Noodle Soup

Before I became vegetarian, I used to cook a delicious chicken noodle soup. When I gave up meat, I didn’t want to lose out on this amazing soup. I figured that there were plenty of delicious ingredients that I could use to substitute the meaty flavour of chicken. So I set to work experimenting – and you know what, I actually prefer the veggie version of this soup! Seriously, you can taste the incredible network of flavours more without the chicken overpowering your palate. I think one of the key ingredients in this is the mushrooms. I love mushrooms, they are fantastic substitutions for meat. Especially the portobello mushrooms, they just have this incredible, savoury flavour that makes this dish come alive!

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Malaysian laksa with baked tofu

OK so I am kind of shocked that it has taken me so long to post an Asian inspired recipe. Especially considering that I am half Malaysian and I make a lot of Asian food. Like a lot a lot. But you know what they say – better late than never!

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