Hi. I’m Isabel, I cook and scribble. I make a lot of food and do a lot of writing, and Bread & Courage is what I have to show for it. It started as a simple food blog called TASTE but evolved into something more—a place where I express my love of food, community and the environment. Thanks for spending some time here—and be in touch!


split peas

Split Pea Soup

Split Pea Soup

Nov 04, 2008

Sundays are for soup. Good soup takes time, and time is rarely more available than on Sunday afternoons. Spending a couple of hours over an evolving pot is probably one of the greatest pleasures in life: first of all, a simmering soup or stew makes the whole house smell delicious—in that cozy and comforting way. […]

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