Miso Noodle Soup with Salmon and Dumplings

There’s something about fall in Seattle that brings out our love for soups. The bright, clean flavors of this miso-soy broth complement the richness of the wontons and the pleasing texture of the noodles. This super easy soup is perfect for a weeknight dinner.

Miso Noodle Soup With Salmon
Miso Noodle Soup With Salmon

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Miso-Mirin Glazed Salmon Steaks

This dinner is perfect for a weeknight, when you want something healthy, delicious and fulfilling – and so easy you can make it without really having to think about anything. The miso-mirin glaze infuses the salmon with a complex richness, and lets the clean taste of the salmon still shine through.

Miso-Mirin Salmon
Miso-Mirin Glazed Salmon

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In the Garden in May: Bok Choi and Climbing Peas

Remember the bok choi and snow peas we planted in the raised beds back in March? Well, they’re growing away! Here’s a little update… Also, if you’re in the Seattle area, this weekend is the Seattle Tilth Edible Plant Fair in Wallingford. It’s a great way to celebrate the beginning of the season and stock up on all kinds of fun starts.

Seattle Tilth Edible Plant Sale!
Seattle Tilth Edible Plant Sale!

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Mushroom, Miso & Bok Choi Udon Noodles

Spring is nudging its little snout around the corner in Seattle, and whuffling at our door. We’re welcoming in the new season with fresh greens and warm broth – and this bowl of udon noodles has both.

Udon Noodles in Mushroom Broth
Udon Noodles in Mushroom Broth

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Boke Bowl Ramen House in Portland, Or

The Foodshed’s in Portland for a few days, and we’ve been eating some fantastic food in our sister city to the south. The Boke Bowl, a ramen house in Portland’s industrial district, is a bustling, modern-looking restaurant with heaping hot bowls of fragrant noodle soup. Just the thing to take the edge off a grey Portland chilly day.

Caramelized Fennel Dashi Bowl
Caramelized Fennel Dashi Bowl

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Miso Udon Noodle Soup with Tamago, Wakame & Sweet Potatoes

This hearty udon noodle soup warms you up and is super nutritious, with wakame (seaweed), tamago (a folded omelet) and sweet potatoes, in a miso broth. A great weeknight dinner when you want something easy and delicious. Thanks to my grandma Toshiko for teaching me about Japanese flavors and ingredients.

Miso, Tamago, Sweet Potatoes, Wakame & Udon Noodles
Miso, Tamago, Sweet Potatoes, Wakame & Udon Noodles

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Ruth’s Miso Ginger Salmon Cakes

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Update from Ruth herself, with specific measurements and 1 extra ingredient: panko!
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