Malaysian Assam Laksa


Malaysians like their laksa soup. We would most likely call it a  noodle soup, yet I would argue that laksa has a quite distinct taste because of the spices added to it. Little did I know that there were different types of laksa until I travelled to Borneo this winter. To me, the traditional laksa version…

Vegan bread soup


We are almost halfway through with our Vegan challenge, yupiiieee! I can tell you, there are days when it ain`t that easy, especially for me as a cheese lover. And for my taste soy yoghurt doesn`t perfectly match regular yoghurt. But hey, we are doing this for a reason and I have to say that…

Ginger-Chili-Carrot Soup


This recipe is an ad-hoc recipe that I have prepared with my friend Mailin for dinner after a long week at work. It’s just the right thing for a hungry belly, you can prepare it in 30 min. The taste reminded me a little bit of Laksa, the famous Malay dish, that is served with…

Chinese sweet & sour soup


Having spent a year of my life in China, I have had the opportunity of tasting a wide range of specialities, from camel feet in the Gobi desert, over frog legs and duck tongues in Shanghai, to fried worms in Kunming. Yuck, some of you might think. Worth the experience I would say! For me,…

Carrot Cream Soup


This recipe works as a snack or meal, it’s yammie and quickly prepared. You can substitute the carrots with pumpkin or squash. Ingredients: 6 carrots 1-2 onions veggie broth 2 cups of milk handful of grated cheese (I usually use Gouda or Emmental/Edam, Gruyère or goat cheese would give the soup more kick) nutmeg salt,…