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

Pea, spinach and mint soup

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

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