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

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)

Emilia’s Bulgarian Bean Soup

When I started my blog I asked some friends for their own soup recipe - either their absolute favourite or one that means something to them. Emilia from Food Notes (@FoodNotesGla) instantly came up trumps with this recipe for Bean Soup, a traditional Bulgarian soup served on Christmas Eve. Emilia explains more about this Bulgarian … Continue reading Emilia’s Bulgarian Bean Soup

Cauliflower and broccoli soup – as you like it!

My latest soup really isn’t much of a looker, I know. It lacks the pizazz of some of its more glamorous contemporaries but I’ve chosen to focus on cauliflower and broccoli soup just now for a few reasons. This is a good, basic recipe that is really easy to adapt and modify to your own … Continue reading Cauliflower and broccoli soup – as you like it!

Bean making the most of leftovers

Today’s soup isn’t really a recipe but I thought it was worth sharing to show what can be achieved with leftovers. Actually, it’s a tale of things going wrong whilst using up leftovers and my subsequent determination to avoid food waste. I was making a batch of chili in an attempt to use up a … Continue reading Bean making the most of leftovers