Rosie’s Broccoli and Almond Soup (pass it on)

It is still summer but the weather has cooled slightly so I thought a warm soup was in order. I plumped for this broccoli and almond recipe as it provides a perfect example of the way in which recipes evolve to become your own. We each take a recipe, make our own adaptations and pass … Continue reading Rosie’s Broccoli and Almond Soup (pass it on)

Jeanne’s Lettuce Soup

Let's show some love for the humble lettuce! My recent post about watercress soup sparked some debate. A few thought watercress may not provide much flavour (it does) whilst others came out in firm support. It also prompted the offer of another summer soup recipe - lettuce! This recipe really could not be any easier, … Continue reading Jeanne’s Lettuce Soup

Thai style broth

Do you remember Sarah's 'Everything but the kitchen sink vegan ramen'? The first stage of that recipe involved the unlikely combination of boiled parsnip and sun dried tomatoes. The result was a wonderfully rich, sweet base - perfect for all the other flavours that were added. I really enjoyed it and started thinking about other … Continue reading Thai style broth

Cream of Asparagus Soup

Asparagus season is almost upon us! Fresh, local asparagus is surely one of the best treats Mother Nature has to offer and I for one really look forward to asparagus season. My local asparagus producer is Eassie Farm, a family run business based in Angus, Scotland. I was fortunate enough to visit the farm as … Continue reading Cream of Asparagus Soup

Spiced Parsnip Soup

This tasty recipe came to my attention in quite a roundabout way, not that that’s a bad thing. My partner received an electronic Christmas card from New College Lanarkshire and this recipe was one of a few they included. That’s my kind of card!I only have a note of the recipe so can’t embed a … Continue reading Spiced Parsnip Soup

Sophie’s Potato and Sweetcorn Chowder

Although this is titled Sophie's soup, the recipe came via my friend Jane from Life on a Small Island (a blog definitely worth following). When Jane and Sophie were at Edinburgh College of Art, they used to make this soup when they 'needed to feed 10 folk on £2.50'. (We've all been there and it's … Continue reading Sophie’s Potato and Sweetcorn Chowder