Tag: soup

Meat recipes, Recipes

Recipe: Spicy lamb and chickpea soup

Today I’m back in the kitchen creating a spicy lamb and chickpea soup. More one-pot cooking just for you. I’m always inspired by the fresh ingredients I encounter on my travels and I’ve recently got back from another lovely visit to the Murcia region of Spain. There’s a fabulous market in the fishing village of […]

Recipes, Soup recipes, Starter recipes

Recipe: Traditional Vietnamese Pho

Today it’s time to get back in the kitchen and cook something Vietnamese. I loved the food so much on my recent trip there and even did a cookery course at the wonderful Victoria Phan Thiet Beach Resort and Spa. Vietnamese cuisine is considered one of the healthiest in the world. It incorporates lots of fresh […]

Recipes, Recipes using tomatoes, Vegetarian recipes

Recipe: Chunky minestrone soup

It’s been way too long since I posted a recipe, something I promise to remedy in the coming months. Starting today with a really simple, healthy one for a substantial soup. Minestrone is an easy way to get a good helping of vegetables into your diet. Use all your favourites and create a tailor-made bowl of […]

Recipes, Recipes using tomatoes, Uncategorized, Vegetarian recipes

Recipe: Spicy tomato soup

We’re coming to the end of British Tomato Week, so I thought I’d finish off with a classic that I’ve  spiced up – fresh tomato soup with a bit of a bite. I used plum tomatoes on the vine, the aromas while I was preparing them was amazing! You could add chilli, too, but be careful […]

Recipes, Recipes using tomatoes, Vegetarian recipes

Recipes: The best roast cherry tomatoes

Roasting sweet cherry tomatoes intensifies their sweetness and flavour and you can keep them in the fridge for up to a week. Spread on sandwiches, toss in salads, add to stews or even snack on straight from the fridge. Yum! I cook them on a low temperature for about an hour, you can also do it overnight, […]

Recipes, Soup recipes, Starter recipes, Uncategorized, Vegetarian recipes

Recipe: Pea, mint and ham hock soup in a fab Ceracraft pan

Anyone who  knows me well can tell you that I’m obsessed with kitchen “stuff”. And I don’t only mean gadgets, I can spend far too long rummaging through the €1 knives and veggie peelers and the €5 frying pans in any Spanish market. It’s time well spent, I always come away with a bargain and […]