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

Sarah’s ‘Everything but the kitchen sink’ vegan ramen

At last! Sarah from @bright_copper_kettles gave me her recipe a few weeks ago now and I’ve been dying to try it. So why the wait? Well...Sarah suggests Grape-Nuts as an optional ingredient. I haven’t had Grape-Nuts for over a decade so thought I’d give that option a go. Could I find them in my local … Continue reading Sarah’s ‘Everything but the kitchen sink’ vegan ramen

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

Jacki’s spicy winter vegetable soup

Today's soup is the first in an occasional series of guest recipes. There are so many great soup ideas out there, I thought it would be good to look for some inspiration from friends, family and fellow bloggers. Jacki was one of the first to respond to my request for soup inspiration, providing me with … Continue reading Jacki’s spicy winter vegetable soup