Roast Garlic Soup

Roast Garlic Soup is a tasty treat on any chilly autumn evening but is particularly welcome at Halloween. A perfect way of deterring visiting vampires! Although this is particularly seasonal, I must confess I really chose this soup to use (and show off) my new garlicky mug. I treated myself on a recent to visit … Continue reading Roast Garlic Soup

Pumpkin Round-up!

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.comIt's definitely peak pumkin time! The shops are full of them for our Halloween lanterns. Thank goodness. Those of us that are Scottish and over a certain age will remember the horror of using turnips for our lanterns instead. Although the final result could look great and quite scary, the sheer … Continue reading Pumpkin Round-up!

‘Vintage’ Oatmeal Soup

My latest soup has a vintage twist. The recipe comes from my family heirloom - the Scottish Women's Rural Institutes Cookery Book! This was oringinally my Mum's - given to her in the 1950s when she worked for the printer. It was really popular at the time and getting a copy was considered a real … Continue reading ‘Vintage’ Oatmeal Soup

Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato Soup: a super-pimped soup pack!

Such a quick and easy make, with pretty impressive results! I'm not sure I should really call this a recipe. It's really a tale of a solitary supermarket soup pack and some assembled bits and pieces I had in my kitchen. I do love a good shortcut, so occasionally turn to a soup pack when … Continue reading Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato Soup: a super-pimped soup pack!

Spanish Style Three Bean Soup

The weather is definitely more autumnal now which is great for soup lovers like me! I must confess that I look forward to Autumn every year, just because the food is so good. This is another recipe that was given to me by the Hospitality lecturers at Perth College UHI. Thank you! I was dying … Continue reading Spanish Style Three Bean Soup

Courgette and Potato Soup

Courgette glut? You're not alone! Aida suggested she had a few courgettes going spare and asked if anyone wanted some. Never one to turn down free veg, I obviously said yes. I didn't really expect two bags of the largest courgettes I had ever seen - all organic and grown on her own allotment. Thank … Continue reading Courgette and Potato Soup

Avocado Soup with Harissa Chickpeas

Yes, you heard me correctly - Avocado Soup! It's delicious! This is another soup that is easily adapted and great for using up bits and pieces languishing in your fridge or store cupboard. Not enough chickpeas to make a topping and create a broth? Replace with white beans, or potato, celery, carrots - whatever you … Continue reading Avocado Soup with Harissa Chickpeas