Tag: Soup

Meat Free Monday – Spicy Bush Tomato Soup

Meat Free Monday – Spicy Bush Tomato Soup

In the early autumn this year,  I met my sister-in-law Julia for the first time. She lives in Australia and with her bought us all manner of incredible herbs and spices from down-under. I have used all of them but I my two favourites are without doubt the lemon pepper […]

Soupe Dragon- Kabanos and Kale Soup

Soupe Dragon- Kabanos and Kale Soup

Today we are looking at one of my all time favourite dry sausages, Kabanos. I can never work out which I love best, the smoky undercurrents or the hit of caraway seeds. All absolutely scrumptious. 45Kabanos (plural: kabanosy) is a Polish long, thin, dry sausage are made of pork or […]

Lotus Root – Pork Rib and Lotus Root Soup

Lotus Root – Pork Rib and Lotus Root Soup

Most deities of Asian religions are depicted as seated on a lotus flower. In Buddhist symbolism, the lotus represents purity of the body, speech, and mind. According to legend, Gautama Buddha was born with the ability to walk, and lotus flowers bloomed everywhere he stepped. In the classical written and […]

A Brief History-Kimchi (Part 2)

A Brief History-Kimchi (Part 2)

We’re revisiting Kimchi today and looking at the nutritional benefits and cooking a delicious soup filled with flavour. South Koreans consume 40 pounds (18 kg) of kimchi per person annually, and Korea is credited with a rapid economic growth in part because of eating the dish. Kimchi is made of […]

The Great Instant Pot Give Away ….

The Great Instant Pot Give Away ….

Just look at the weather today, I don’t know about you but I am definitely making soup at lunchtime using our rather nifty, smart pressure cooker.We were lucky enough to have been given an Instant Pot to play with recently and it is now an essential part of our kitchen […]

Meat Free Monday – Gazpacho

Meat Free Monday – Gazpacho

Gazpacho is a flavour-packed soup made of raw vegetables and served cold, usually with a tomato base, originating in the southern Spanish region of Andalusia. Gazpacho is widely eaten in Spain and neighbouring Portugal,particularly during hot summers, when it is refreshing and cool.Gazpacho is eaten on a daily basis in this house too and there is always either a bottle in […]

Meat Free Monday – Stone Soup

Meat Free Monday – Stone Soup

Welcome to Meat Free Monday this glorious holiday morning, If you spent yesterday over indulging in chocolate then perhaps todays recipe will leave you feeling refreshed and a little more saintly? I adore the story of Stone Soup and cannot wait to make a batch later today. Here is the […]

Soupe Dragon – Mock Bird’s Nest Soup

Soupe Dragon – Mock Bird’s Nest Soup

Bird’s nest soup was first eaten as a delicacy in  the court of the Tang Dynasty (618-907). Nowadays, the tiny port of Kumai, on the southern tip of Borneo, is home to numerous ‘bird houses’ which are built with the sole purpose of encouraging the town’s swiftlets to build their nests […]