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

Moroccan Spiced Tomato and Chickpea Soup

My last post referred to my recent holiday and the inspiration it provided. The vegetarian and vegan food sampled during my whistle-stop tour of Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius was delicious, particularly in Tallin which is, quite simply, vegan paradise! I promptly resolved to make more use of some key ingredients that I tend to forget … Continue reading Moroccan Spiced Tomato and Chickpea Soup

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

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!