It’s officially winter, and that means that colds and flu are doing the rounds. So we reach to our comfort foods to make us feel better, and some of us go for the hearty sumptuous meals, and some even reach for the sugar! This isn’t a good idea when you’re suffering from a virus, as sugar can impact your immune system. The best way forward … Continue reading Recipe | Hearty, Healthy Soup To Kick That Cold Into Touch!
Ingredients 1 tbsp Olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 tbsp coarsely grated ginger 2 garlic cloves, sliced ½ tsp ground nutmeg 850ml vegetable stock 500g carrot, (preferably organic), sliced Fresh Parsley – To garnish Method Heat the oil in a large pan, and on a low heat, add the onion, ginger and garlic, and fry for 5 mins until starting to soften. Stir in the nutmeg and … Continue reading Recipe | Carrot & Ginger Soup
Ingredients 1 knob of butter 1 onion,roughly chopped 1 litre ham or pork stock 1 medium potato, peeled and diced 500g frozen peas 300g thickly cut ham Salt & Pepper – to season Method Melt the butter in a saucepan, and then gently soften the onions. Tip in the potato and stir to coat in butter, then pour over the stock. Simmer until softened. Add the frozen peas … Continue reading Pea & Ham Soup
Ingredients 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped 1 tsp ground coriander 1 potato, chopped 450g carrots, peeled and chopped 1.2l vegetable or chicken stock handful coriander (about ½ a supermarket packet) Method In a large sauce pan, heat the oil, and fry off one onion until softened. Stir in the dried chilli and potato, then cook for 1 min. Add the carrots and stock, bring … Continue reading Carrot & Coriander Soup
INGREDIENTS 1 butternut squash, peeled and deseeded- chopped into chunks 2 tbsp olive oil 1 knob of butter 1 Brown Onion, roughly choppe 1 garlic clove, thinly sliced 1 tsp dried chilli flakes 850ml hot vegetable stock 4 tbsp crème fraîche, optional fresh chilli, optional (to be used when oven cooking the squash). METHOD Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Cut the squash into large … Continue reading Spicy Butternut Squash Soup
The sun had his hat on today and it has been beautiful! Didn’t fancy much for dinner so made this easy, yummy soup. I hope it’s been good for this Monday?! Ingredient: Half a pack of lentils 2 x carrots Chicken or veg stock Curly leaf parsley Peppercorns Salt, to season Croutons/Creme fraiche (optional) Method: Fry off the onions and carrots in butter, until the … Continue reading Easy Lentil Soup