Roasted Red Pepper Soup

Roasted Red Pepper Soup - I'm starting off the new year with a very simple yet flavoursome soup. I think it was the zingy, bright colour that persuaded me to share this recipe. It's been quite a drab day here today so some orangey red goodness seemed just the thing to lift my spirits. Although … Continue reading Roasted Red Pepper Soup

Zuppa 2018 – Oatmeal Soup

My blog has been very quiet lately - sorry about that. There was a reason though - in addition to all the usual hectic 'real life' stuff going on. I was a finalist in Zuppa 2018 - a competition organised by the Giraffe Cafe as part of the Great Perthshire Picnic! Giraffe are a social … Continue reading Zuppa 2018 – Oatmeal Soup

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!