Simple Comforting Tomato Soup

I have to admit this soup always reminds me of my childhood – only good memories! We’ve had this soup many times in the elementary school canteen, then even in the middle school canteen… and tons of times at home. From my mom’s point of view, I believe she made it so many times because … Continue reading

Beef Stew in Pressure Cooker

Comfort food recipe today : ) Beef stew with veggies in pressure cooker (don’t worry if you don’t have any, just adjust the cooking time accordingly). I must say I am a big fan of a nice tender beef stew which is not always easy to get right. Ingredients: tender beef, cubed carrots, sliced into … Continue reading

Potaje Joaquin

A funny story about this dish, created from ingredients that were available at home. We were listening to a musical CD at home, from Joaquin Sabina y Serrat – the singer Sabina is a big favourite of my Mr, while he is not quite fond of Serrat – so we decided if the dish turns out good, … Continue reading

Potaje de Lentejas

I gave this dish a nice sounding Spanish name, because I converted another Spanish recipe (potaje de garbanzos, “chickpea soup”) to this lentil recipe, I will post the chickpeas one in the future as well because that is also an amazing comfort meal for cold winter nights. But this time I had to find a recipe for lentils … Continue reading

My mother’s chicken soup

There is no traditional Hungarian wedding or Sunday lunch without a rich chicken soup. Also some of us simply can’t imagine recovery from an illness without a bowl of this comforting food, coming from someone we love 🙂 I always use my mum’s recipe, and never change anything – however the taste will never be exactly … Continue reading