Tag Archives: Soups and Stews

Bouillabaisse

On New Year’s Eve, we received a pleasantly surprising invitation from our neighbor, Lori, to come over and share a pot of her delicious Bouillabaisse. A Southern French specialty fish stew, Bouillabaisse originated in Marseille. ‘Bouillabaisse’ in French literally describes … Continue reading

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Sherry Chicken Chickpea Stew

At my sister’s glamorous wedding many years ago at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, I felt my head spinning. Surrounded by a picture perfect wedding, I watched my sister and her husband going around hundreds of tables and thanking each guest … Continue reading

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Avocado Soup with Prosecco

When I was a student at UC Berkeley, I had a housemate who was a big fan of avocado. He was literally eating avocado every single day and went especially crazy every Spring with the arrival of the California avocado … Continue reading

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Yucatecan Chicken with Marlborough Pinot Noir

Mexico. For many Californians, Mexico feels like a part of our home. The Mexican community is prominent in California. Amazing Mexican foods are also everywhere for us to enjoy anytime we want. Beyond the easy access, Mexico has a very … Continue reading

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Korean New Year’s Dumpling Soup with Rice Cakes

When I was a kid in Korea, my favorite holiday was the New Year’s Celebration. It was a fun-filled day to see all my family members and kick off a great new year together. At the sunrise, my mom used … Continue reading

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Romanian Paprika Turkey Soup & Dessert Wine from Cotnari Region

Looking at big turkeys whispering, “eat me”, on the shelf, I wonder if left-over turkey dishes can be as delicious as the initial Thanksgiving feasts. The image of left-over turkeys reminds me of middle-kids who rarely get to be the center of attention. … Continue reading

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