I used Satsuma-Imo in Minestrone soup with 9 garden vegetables. It emphasizes sweetness of vegetables. Autumn Minestrone $8.
Kale and 7 beans soup. The sweetness of beans soften the strong green Kale. I used spices such as Cumin, Coriander and fennel. It is very mild but very nutritious. $8
It is essential to have a good chicken stock for good soup. Broil chicken bones first and cook slowly with onions, carrots and celery. You can comfortably use outer skins where a lot of flavors and all when the vegetables are organic. I will show you other types of stocks from time to time.
Soup stock for Ramen is made special. Broiled chicken bones, onions, carrots, Green Onions, ginger, garlic and dried fish(Niboshi) and…… Rich Umami from chicken is backed up with dried fish stock which is ballanced with sweetness of vegetables and a little kick from flavoring vegetables. This is a must try for a big Ramen fan like you.
100% grass fed beef with lots of vegetables makes a good beef stew. It is perfect for a chilly evening. $16
Good Sausages with no additives make good soup. With tomatoes and vegetables adds sweetness and goes well with sweet basil. Sausage and Vegetable Soup. $8
Onions are one of the most frequently used and one of my most favorite vegetable in cooking. Chill the onions, cut the root part of the onion last or turn a fan on to avoid tears. See what you can do with these fresh onions.
Baked Onion. Bake whole onion, take the inside out, cook a bit longer, mix with Parmigiano Reggiano and put them back in the shell. If you enjoy the sweetness and full flavor of the onion, this is a way. Un-doubtedly good accompany for a glass of a slightly fruity wine or a sparkling. $8
Onion Soup. Caramelized onions are sweet and go well with melted cheese and baguette. $10
Potato Salad. Everyone’s favorite. Onion slices, cucumber slices, boiled eggs, ham and home made mayonnaise. Home made mayo is easy and will make a difference. To make one, blend egg yolk with olive oil, canola oil, vinegar, salt, pepper and a touch of honey. $8