Tropical girl that I am, the Winter Olympics have never held much fascination for me.
Yes, there’s figure skating — which I adore — but the rest of it usually goes by in a bewildering blur for me once the games start. (Of course, all of this could change should I ever decide to get off my tush and actually go skiing for the first time.)
Olympics-inspired food, however — now that fascinated me. So when our Let’s Lunch crew decided on an Olympic spirit-themed lunch to toast the opening of the Sochi games, I was in.
What to make? A certain Russian sweet and sour beef soup seemed just the thing for snowy conditions …