Category Archives: Soups – Cold/Hot

GRILLED GAZPACHO

May’s challenge for the Creative Cooking Crew is “what are you bringing to the BBQ?”. So many options and ideas, but what I wanted was something refreshing for a hot summer day…Gazpacho!

Posted in Appetizers, Breakfast/Brunch, International Dishes, Soups - Cold/Hot, Spain | 12 Comments

ASOPAO DE POLLO – PUERTO RICAN CHICKEN AND RICE STEW

Comfort food in Puerto Rico is called “asopao”.

Posted in Chicken, Latin Traditional, Sofrito, Soups - Cold/Hot | 11 Comments

CHICKEN + PORK MEATBALL SOUP

This soup came to be as I was lying around recouping from my fractured shoulder, yes another bump for me.

Posted in Appetizers, Chicken, Italian, Italian Dishes, Pork, Soups - Cold/Hot | 10 Comments

Green Plaintain Soup + Plantain Spiders – Sopa de Platanos Verdes con Arañitas

I think I am going bananas. It seems that the past few posts bananas and plantains are the main focus of my posts. When last in Puerto Rico we had stopped at a restaurant and the first thing that we were served was … Continue reading

Posted in Puerto Rican - Tipico, Sofrito, Soups - Cold/Hot, Uncategorized, Vegetarian | Tagged | 20 Comments

CHILLED CREAMY CARROT + SWEET POTATO SOUP

This month on the 5 Star Foodie Makeover, hosted  by Lazaro of Lazaro Cooks! and Natasha of 5 Star Foodie is Chilled soup.

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VENEZUELAN BEEF RIB SOUP- SANCOCHO VENEZOLANO

While doing some shopping in my neck of the woods, I remembered that not too far away there is this wonderful little Venezuelan restaurant called “EL Cocotero” located on 18th street between Seventh and Eighth Avenue, NYC.  All of a sudden I … Continue reading

Posted in Latin Contemporary, Latin Traditional, Soups - Cold/Hot, Venezuela | 31 Comments

CHICKEN VEGETABLE SOUP – SOPA DE POLLO + VEGETALES

The husband is sick, bad cold and laryngitis (peace). My 86-year-old neighbor broke her wrist and the poor thing just wants me around to help. It is also wet and stormy outside. Between the husband, the neighbor and the weather I … Continue reading

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