Cauliflower Leek Soup | VEGAN |

Going to culinary school it’s really awesome being able to try a variety of foods that I’ve never tried before. Leeks are one of those things.

For a lot of people, leeks are very common. They use it in almost everything. In my house? I don’t remember us ever eating leeks… ever. Not until culinary school did I taste this strange plant. Was I hesitant? A little… Just from the look I expected it to taste like green onions and in a way it kind of does. But it’s better. It has more flavor, it’s more onion-y than green onions in my opinion.

So this find was very exciting for me, because hello, it’s a new ingredient to start using, and I think I finally found a good replacement for celery. I know I know, celery is great blah blah blah. No. I don’t like celery. I can tolerate it but if given the choice to leave it out, it’s not going in. Leeks? Yeah, you’ll be my celery replacement in mirepoix from now on my friend.

Enjoy!

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Where Have I Been?

Most likely no one here has stuck around. You’ve all moved on, as have I honestly, from this cute little blog I ran as a teenager. It had a good run.

I mean, I really enjoyed running Sarah Eats Austin and had so many cool opportunities with it. Had I kept going with it perhaps it would have turned into something great but alas, it just wasn’t meant to be.

But I would like to start back into it and I feel like maybe something is telling me to bring it back. Really, there’s a story here.  Continue reading