I’ve fallen in love with soup all over again while I’ve been recovering from surgery. It’s such a good way to deliver nutrients into your system when your digestion is compromised by trauma and antibiotics. Friends have provided delicious new recipes and I’ve rediscovered some old ones – like this blue cheese and celery soup that I haven’t made for years. Continue reading
Spiced squash and coconut soup
Coconut based soups are one of the best bits of low carb dieting. This one is delicious.
600ml Chicken Stock
800g Butternut squash, seeded and peeled
4 tbsp Olive oil
3 Dried kashmiri chillies Continue reading
Warm and comforting cauliflower and Stilton soup
On a cold and rainy day you need something to insulate you from the inside out. This soup should fit the bill. This will make 4 portions: 2 portions to eat now and 2 to freeze. You can multiply as you need to.
Take one cauliflower. Continue reading
Happy Tummy Minestrone
This soup is a feed all and cure all – fresh and colourful, like an outdoor market in a bowl! Posh enough for supper with friends, just right for a homely, hearty meal when it’s cold outside, and perfect when you come home from holiday and need to top up on your vegetable intake. I often make it on a Wednesday night to use up all my vegetables before my fresh Riverford box arrives the next day. You can really use any vegetables you’ve got hanging around. Swap the pancetta for chorizo, or leave it out altogether if you want a vegetarian version. Continue reading