Recipe: Butternut, Coconut and Hazelnut Soup

Butternut Squash Soup

Here in the UK, the sun is shining, the skies are blue and it’s the beginning of January. It’s a little disconcerting. The children have gone back to school, the Christmas tree is down (which means my big bay window and all our light is back) and everyone is on a health kick, including me. I’ve… 

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Recipe: Slow Cooker Chicken Soup

Chicken Soup

A cold winter’s day really only demands one thing – a warming bowl of chicken soup. My favourite word this week when describing soup was ‘restorative’ - exactly what this soup is. This is my mother’s Polish recipe for a soup called Rosół z Kury, a clear soup, usually served with homemade egg noodles or dumplings. It can be made… 

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Recipe: Chorizo, Chicken and Chickpea Soup

Chicken & Chrorizo Soup

I love making a big pan of soup that uses up lots of ingredients from my store cupboard or leftovers. This chorizo, chicken and chickpea soup ticks both boxes. The inspiration came to me via Dom’s Random Recipe challenge. This month, we were tasked with selecting a cook book from the shelf to correspond with our birthday date…. 

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Sweetheart Cabbage and Basil Soup

There are times when I seek simple, wholesome food. Perhaps it’s the weather (we’ve had a rainy spell here) or perhaps I’m slightly panicked by the fact that we’re officially in school holiday territory and my ‘uniform’ of black and baggy simply won’t do for much longer. Either way, my two favourite soups for this kind… 

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Tom Yum Soup – World Foods Taste Team Challenge

This week I’ve been sampling more products from the World Foods range as a member of their Fusion Taste Team. Challenge #3 was to try out a Tom Yum soup using the World Foods Thai Tom Yum Paste. Tom Yum is a soup which has quite a distinctive orange colour and is quite fragrant, usually fairly spicy and… 

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