Monday, December 1, 2014

Vegan Split Pea Soup

I think Mark and I both have the idea that one day we will blog more regularly. We have exciting events going on in our lives all the time so it would be nice to have a bit of an online journal.... But, it's not a priority yet apparently. I think both of us have the crazy notion that we need to finish writing about our epic year abroad before we can carry on writing about our day to day lives.

Sooooo, we've been thinking it would be fun to catalog the types of foods we eat. Partly for ourselves, to remember good recipes, and partly for our friends and family who are always asking, "What do you eat?" Seriously though, we work off the cuff so often that when we create something really delightful in the kitchen we want to remember how to make it again. Mark is always asking me to write down exactly how we made something, and I always say, "Oh, I'll remember..." Do I?? No.

Tonight we made some split pea soup in the pressure cooker inspired by Susan Voisin at Fat Free Vegan. She became one of our favorite food writers during a period when we were cooking without oils and fats, and we still enjoy her recipes today. I had a fever last night and most of the day today and really felt like having a homemade soup. This ended up hitting the spot; it was very healing. So, this is an approximation of what we created: