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!
I've been looking forward to sharing this recipe for ages! I had to wait though as I like to use the pears from the tree in my garden. Well, I say I like to use them. I have so many that I need loads of different recipes and ideas to prevent them going to waste. … Continue reading Sweet Potato and Pear 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
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
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
Look at the colour! What’s not to love about such a green and vibrant soup? The last two recipes I’ve shared with you have been really hearty and could definitely be a meal in themselves. Today’s soup is much lighter and more easily eaten as part of a larger meal, although I will be having … Continue reading Pea, spinach and mint soup