Stefano Faita’s Corn Soup Recipe

Here are my brother Stefano & Sue Mah, a nutrition expert, making corn soup. Enjoy this recipe & let me know if you like it. It’s made with milk so extra nutritious! My kids love it.


  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 1 stalk of celery, diced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 cups corn
  • 1/4 cup smoked ham, chopped
  • 1 table spoon fresh thyme, chopped
  • 6 cups milk
  • Salt & Pepper


  • Heat olive oil in a stock pot
  • Sauté the vegetables & ham
  • Add the fresh thyme
  • Pour in the milk
  • Bring to a boil
  • Cook for 20 minutes
  • Season with salt & pepper
Corn Soup

Corn Soup (Photo credit: tyle_r)

Vocabulary Boost:

  • Stalk: thick stem of a plant
  • Diced: cut into small cubes
  • Chopped:cut into small pieces
  • Thyme: sweet-smelling herb used for cooking
  • Stock pot : deep contain used for boiling soup
  • Sauté : fry food in small amount of oil
  • Pour: fill a container with a liquid
  • Season: add salt, pepper and spices to give flavor to food




A Valentine’s Dinner With Friends!

Anthropomorphic Valentine, circa 1950–1960

Anthropomorphic Valentine, circa 1950–1960 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Here is my first post related to cupid, sweets and loooove!

Stefano Faita is my brother and he has a cooking show in Canada called In The Kitchen With Stefano Faita. He has selected some yummy recipes that could be used to have a Valentine’s dinner with friends…fun right?

Click here and access all the recipes from In the Kitchen with Stefano Faita  but read the vocabulary section below first.

Vocabulary Boost:

  • count down : counting the number of days remaining before an event
  • candlelit : lit with the light of candles…romantic!
  • grub : food
  • show off : to try to impress someone with your ability or possession
  • an apron ; clothing that is worn on the front part of the body to prevent from getting dirty
  • Share  your favorite Valentine’s recipe with us. We love food & sharing recipes.

    My favorite is homemade  eggplant parmesan:-)