Sesame Ginger Black Bean Soup | Swirls and Spice

Sesame Ginger Black Bean Soup

Fend off mid-winter’s chill with a steaming bowl of Sesame Ginger Black Bean Soup. Ginger adds flare, while sesame oil brings a distinctive layer of richness that blends everything together harmoniously. After tasting your first spoonful, you will need to rethink your concept of black bean soup. Because it is out with the cumin, and in with the ginger this time.  I happen to like black bean … Continue reading Sesame Ginger Black Bean Soup

Corn and Red Pepper Relish with Olives | Swirls and Spice

Fresh Corn and Red Pepper Relish with Olives

It may be apple season, but there still is a chance to pick up corn on the cob at the farmers’ markets around here.  We always buy a dozen ears.  And sometimes we have leftovers. Especially when I make the mistake of buying cheap corn on the cob at the grocery store in between farmers’ market runs.  Those 15 cent ears simply were not in the … Continue reading Fresh Corn and Red Pepper Relish with Olives