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

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

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

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