Earlier this month we were invited to Green City Market for the second year to participate in their Chef Demo series to share our award winning chicken tortilla soup recipe with the audience.
Several months ago I attended a workshop at our food incubator located in Chicago, The Hatchery. I always love trekking down to those events filled with inspirational food artisans. I’m never sure, who I will meet or what interesting new food I will taste. So I was intrigued when Paul Sippil, Founder of Community Dining, approached me after an event to share his idea about how to create stronger community.
The name “Silk Road Pumpkin Soup,” conjurs up images of ancient trading and movement of not only silk but other goods such as spices across the vast landmass of Eurasia and via circuitous sea routes.
As my family already knows, I am definitely not a short order cook. I will happily plan make eggs on toast or a quick pasta pesto for dinner, but whatever it is we all sit down to eat the same meal.