Sweet Potato Chickpea Corn Chowder

Ingredients 1 tablespoon oil 1 large onion diced 2 cloves garlic 2 med sweet potatoes (peeled and cubed) 1 tablespoon paprika 4 cups vegetable stock 19 ounce can drained chickpeas 12 ounce can drained corn niblets 1 teaspoon salt Pepper and cayenne pepper to taste 2-3 tablespoons chopped parsley Red pepper puree 1 roasted red…

Homestyle Chicken Noodle Soup

Ingredients: yield 3 litres 100g egg noodles, parboiled 1 white onion, diced fine 2 chicken breasts, cooked and diced 2 tablespoon smoked paprika 3 litres chicken stock 1 tablespoon thyme 1 tablespoon parsley Salt and pepper to taste In a large soup pot, sweat onions over medium heat until translucent. Add smoked paprika and cooked…

Potluck Season is Upon Us

As it’s the season for potlucks and Christmas parties, we have a few ideas for you. Inspired by our own staff potluck, here are a few ideas and some simple recipes. Every year we pair the potluck with a version of secret Santa. Here are the rules. Each person grabs a present randomly and stands…

Carrot Ginger Soup

4 litres water 5 cups shredded carrots, divided 1 large onion, chopped 4 celery stalks, diced ¼ cup chopped fresh ginger 1 tbsp minced garlic Juice of one orange Pinch of dry basil and thyme ½ pound flour ½ pound butter 1 cup heavy cream ½ cup white wine Salt Fresh ground pepper Fresh parsley…

Thai Pumpkin Soup

1 tablespoon canola oil 1 teaspoon salt 1 chopped onion 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger 1 crushed garlic clove 1 chopped carrot 4 tablespoon red curry paste 6 cups chopped pumpkin 6 cups water or chicken stock 1 can coconut milk Sauté canola oil, salt, onion, ginger, garlic, carrot, red curry paste and pumpkin for…