Soups · USA

Pumpkin Soup with Orange and Thyme

In the autumn, when pumpkins have high season, I like to cook and bake with this vegetable. Here in the USA we are preparing for Thanksgiving right now and I think this delicious pumpkin soup fits perfectly into the American Thanksgiving menu. I always use small pumpkins, as these are particularly aromatic and juicy. The… Continue reading Pumpkin Soup with Orange and Thyme

Soups · USA

Tortilla soup (Sopa de Tortilla)

Here is part two of my culinary journey through Arizona. The Cuisine of the Southwest of the United States – which includes New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Utah and California – comprises a fusion of Spanish, Mexican and Native American recipes. However, there are great differences throughout the Soutwestern States. Arizona’s style of the Southwestern Cuisine is often… Continue reading Tortilla soup (Sopa de Tortilla)

Broths & Sauces · USA · Vegetables

Guacamole (as it is done at “Santiago’s” in Bisbee)

On our trip through the American Southwest, my family and I visited the lovely small town Bisbee, in Arizonas far south, almost on the border with Mexico. Bisbee was founded in 1880 as a silver and copper mining town and was formerly known as “the Queen of copper deposits”. Today it is a place with… Continue reading Guacamole (as it is done at “Santiago’s” in Bisbee)