Category Archives: Soups

Recipe – Mushroom & Barley Soup

This is such a comforting, filling and soothing soup. There are so many versions out there but this is my favorite. In this instance I’ve used organic chicken broth but vegetarians can substitute vegetable or mushroom broth for an equally … Continue reading

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Recipe – Chunky Chicken Soup

I’m sure that anyone who makes soup from scratch has their own favorite version of chicken soup. I decided to share this recipe as it always gets rave reviews and I’m asked to make it on a regular basis. The … Continue reading

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Recipe – Asparagus & Parmesan Soup

Asparagus is really good right now with firm young stalks that snap easily. Here’s a delicious soup that’s completely vegetarian, is simple to make and impressive enough for a posh dinner party. According to this interesting article in the Huffington … Continue reading

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Recipe – Butternut Squash & Smoked Fish Chowder

This hearty chowder is packed with nutrients, tastes delicious and is really easy to make. Use whatever cooked smoked fish you prefer – I used hickory smoked salmon but smoked whitefish or trout would also be good. You can buy … Continue reading

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Recipe: Tuscan Chickpea Stew with Chard

Adapted from a classic Tuscan dish ‘Cacciucco di Ceci’ this deliciously earthy recipe falls  somewhere between a stew and a soup. Strict vegetarians could replace the chicken broth with water but honestly, to leave out the anchovies would be like … Continue reading

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Recipe: Truffled Parsnip, Potato & Leek Soup

I’d planned on making some leek & potato soup for the comfort-factor. But then I added some parsnips that were lurking in my fridge and because I love the aroma of truffle, I seasoned it with my current favorite condiment … Continue reading

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Recipe: Cauliflower & Stilton Soup with Chili Croutons

This is one of the easiest and most impressive-tasting soups you can make. It’s 100% vegetarian and provided you use the best English Stilton money can buy (I recommend Cropwell Bishop -I found it in the US in Costco) – … Continue reading

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