Egg Drop Soup

Egg Drop Soup

Egg drop soup, also called egg flower soup, is about as simple as it gets: a nice broth, lightly thickened with starch, and filled with lovely ribbons of egg. It is easy to make at home, and is something that we eat pretty regularly because 

Romesco Sauce

Romesco Sauce

For course #5, I served fried chicken and broccolini over romesco sauce. This was the fill ‘em up course, to ensure that this group of guys at the table, all of whom had gone on some sort of adventure that day, got enough to eat 

Patatas Bravas

Patatas Bravas

Patatas Bravas is a traditional Spanish tapas dish consisting of crispy, fried potatoes drizzled in a smoky salsa brava made with tomatoes and smoked paprika. They are sometimes also dressed up with garlicky aioli, and are undoubtedly one of the best tapas dishes out there.

Gazpacho

Gazpacho

When it is too hot in the bus to consider cooking, nothing hits the spot like gazpacho. It really is the perfect summertime dish, a raw and vegan soup filled with the vibrant tastes of fresh produce. Look, I know that putting raw and vegan 

Cream of Morel Soup

Cream of Morel Soup

Cream of mushroom soup has really gotten a bad rap over the years. At least for me, whenever I hear the name, I think of those little cans of gray sludge from which so many mediocre casseroles are built. This is not that soup. When 

Green Chile Dip

Green Chile Dip

This green chile dip is the kind of appetizer that you can throw together in 5 minutes and people will rave about through the entire party–until it’s gone, at least. It is perfect as a game day snack or as part of a spread of 

Triple Chocolate Pancakes with Coffee Mousse

Triple Chocolate Pancakes with Coffee Mousse

January 31st (two days ago at the time of posting) marked one year of The Buslife Kitchen. I’ve been working on the project for close to two years now, but that marks one year from the launch of the website. In that time I have 

Watermelon Gazpacho

Watermelon Gazpacho

In the heat of summer, there is no better way to start a meal than with a nice watermelon gazpacho. A small serving of a sweet, cool soup with that incredible combination of summer flavors: watermelon and mint. This gazpacho is cool, refreshing, and screams 

Rosemary Gratin Dauphinoise

Rosemary Gratin Dauphinoise

Gratin Dauphinois is an absolutely delicious, absolutely decadent potato dish that will knock everyone’s socks off at your next vanlife gathering. Thinly sliced potatoes baked in rosemary-infused cream and topped with melted cheese, it is good enough to be a main course, but is even 

Smoked Salmon Canapes

Smoked Salmon Canapes

The French love seafood at Christmas. When trying to find traditional French Christmas foods, it was all oysters, lobster, and fish, and unfortunately fresh seafood just does not jibe all that well with buslife (depending on where you’re parked, of course). These smoked salmon canapes