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Balti Butternut Squash Soup

Balti Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut squash is very rich in vitamin A, carotenoids and fibre, among other things. A good winter vegetable to get you through the winter, or any time. The heat from the balti curry sauce is nicely balanced with some coconut milk, which is also reputed […]

Vegetable Broth with Vegetarian Parmesan

Vegetable Broth with Vegetarian Parmesan

This is a recipe for a simple vegetable broth which is turned into something great by adding Parmesan. As I mentioned last week Parmesan isn’t vegetarian but if you shop around you can find vegetarian substitutes. I’m using Gran Kinara here. You might think that […]

Sweet Tomato Soup

Sweet Tomato Soup

I didn’t even attempt to eat healthily for the last six weeks. ’twas not the season for healthy eating, but heading into the new year I am once again filled with good intentions. It’s not easy to go straight from a sugar (mostly chocolate) filled […]

Tomato & Puy Lentil Soup

Tomato & Puy Lentil Soup

This soup is yummy. It tastes like lying on the sofa with a good book with the fire on or wrapped in a cozy blanket or both. I think that’s what they call “umami”. This soup has umami in spades. I found this recipe on […]

Mushroom &  Crème Fraîche Soup

Mushroom & Crème Fraîche Soup

I’ve mentioned how good mushrooms are before, they are rich in in iron, are also a source of potassium, selenium, copper, zinc and they are full of fibre. In addition to all this they may help boost your immune system. Many varieties of mushrooms contain […]

Beetroot, Orange & Mustard Soup

Beetroot, Orange & Mustard Soup

I love this recipe. I tried it only as an experiment and I was amazed by the results. It’s simple to make and full of goodness but it tastes complicated, unusual and delicious. I absolutely love it. And to think I make this with cooked […]

Gently Spiced Carrot & Red Lentil Soup

Gently Spiced Carrot & Red Lentil Soup

This sunny and simple little soup is spiced with garam masala, a blend of various ground spices including coriander, cumin, ginger, allspice, cinnamon and cayenne pepper. It has an earthy mildly spicy flavour and is great for adding a gentle heat to dishes. I also […]

Marrowfat Pea Soup

Marrowfat Pea Soup

Marrowfat peas are high in vegetable protein and fibre, low in fat and they are also a source of iron. You can find packets of no-soak marrowfat peas in any supermarket and they are very cheap. Most people use marrowfat peas to make mushy peas […]