Tag: Soup

In the Kitchen

Recipe for Potato and Leek Soup

On my Instagram and Facebook I follow people who share pictures of interesting food. My friend Paul often posts pictures of the soups he makes from vegetables he grows in his garden so I asked him to share the recipe for his favourite potato and leek soup.    This is what he sent me – […]

In the Kitchen

Tomato Corn Chowder 

If you are tired of the soups you have been making and you want a soul-warming soup that is relatively quick and easy to make and has no meat, check out the Mennonite Girls Can Cook recipe for Tomato Corn Chowder. We had it for lunch today and it is a perfect meal for an […]

Food and Drink

Lunch at Pho Holiday

Mondays call for a bowl of pho.     As well as a small bowl of pho with rare beef, brisket and tendon, today I had a Vietnamese sub sandwich with grilled pork.     The sandwich was wonderful. The French style roll, baked in a nearby Vietnamese bakery had the perfect crisp outer crust with the […]

Food and Drink

Pho Holiday Lunch

A wonderfully spicy soup today for lunch with squid cooked to the perfect crunch. Add in a few shrimp, some imitation crab and a whack of crisp bean sprouts, and lunch is served.     At Pho Holiday today, 1054 Austin Ave in Coquitlam. Open everyday from 11-9pm.  Please follow and like us:

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My Trusted Pho Joints

Rather than write about and describe restaurants as “must try” places, I realized that it is more accurate to describe the places as “trusted” places. After all, they are not necessarily places you must-try, they are simply places that I or my friends have tried and found to be places that you too can trust. […]

Food and Drink

The Hide Out Cafe in New Westminster

Today I needed a break from my office so I slipped away for a bowl of soup at The Hide Out Cafe in New Westminster.   The soup of the day today was Cream of Mushroom. And what a wonderfully delicious soup it was! I asked Grant the Chef how he managed to create such […]