Cream of Pumpkin with Spicy Croutons

It is still the time of the great pumpkins, as I wrote here, there are many uses for the pumpkin. One classic is a cream of pumpkin.  There are plenty of recipes for this dish. Being a “cream” as I said previously, should have only a couple of ingredients.  However, sometimes I do find a pumpkin […]

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Lentil Soup, a Very Old Meal

Did you know that lentils are the oldest legume cultivated by man since 7000 BC?  They really comes in all the colors: from the yellow ones in Indian and Sri Lankan cuisine, to black, red, green and orange, up to the most well-known browns. Depending on the type, they are sown between autumn and winter and […]

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