An Easy Vegetarian White Bean Soup Recipe With Pesto Topping

Technically, summer may not be over until late September but we’re stockpiling soup recipes for fall starting as soon as the day after Labor Day—and this simple bean soup recipe from Weekday Vegetarians is certainly on the list of perfect easy weeknight recipes for those first brisk autumnal days.

While the base protein-packed white bean soup is a star on its own, author Jenny Rosenstrach (of the blog Dinner: A Love Story) thinks there’s something special about the extras. “As with many soups, this one is about the add-ons,” she writes, “Serving it with the three suggested toppings (croutons,

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Flat White: The Coffee Brew That Australia And New Zealand Continue To Fight Over

Frenemy might be a strong word to describe the traditional rivalry between Aussies and New Zealanders. Their Trans-Tasman rivalry gets quite fierce on a cricket or rugby field although they’re the friendliest of neighbours. One of the other many things they don’t agree about is the origin of a coffee brewing technique that goes back to the 1980s that the likes of Starbucks only discovered in the last few years. It’s also my ‘go to’ coffee when I’m not in Chennai or Bengaluru – where I automatically gravitate towards an invigorating tumbler of filter coffee. It was in Melbourne that

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People upset after white food blogger calls noodle dish ‘pho’

Tieghan Gerard, the creator of the popular food blog Half Baked Harvest, found herself in hot water after posting a “quick” noodle recipe that she incorrectly called “pho.”

The popular recipe creator shared a noodle soup recipe to her blog titled “Weeknight ginger pho ga (Vietnamese chicken soup)” in February. The recipe, as many pointed out, was not really pho — instead, it was more of a quick noodle dish with caramelized chicken and a “sweet, spicy, tangy sesame chile sauce.”

Immediately, Gerard’s fans began to criticize the inappropriate title on Instagram. Some commenters explained that pho shouldn’t be

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