My blog has been very quiet lately - sorry about that. There was a reason though - in addition to all the usual hectic 'real life' stuff going on. I was a finalist in Zuppa 2018 - a competition organised by the Giraffe Cafe as part of the Great Perthshire Picnic! Giraffe are a social … Continue reading Zuppa 2018 – Oatmeal Soup
This recipe is a bit of a bonus. I hadn't planned on sharing a new recipe today but was so excited about this one, I just had to try it. It comes courtesy of my friend Alison. We were at a party on Saturday night and started talking soup. I know, I know! We did … Continue reading Broccoli and Coconut Soup
My latest soup has a vintage twist. The recipe comes from my family heirloom - the Scottish Women's Rural Institutes Cookery Book! This was oringinally my Mum's - given to her in the 1950s when she worked for the printer. It was really popular at the time and getting a copy was considered a real … Continue reading ‘Vintage’ Oatmeal Soup
Such a quick and easy make, with pretty impressive results! I'm not sure I should really call this a recipe. It's really a tale of a solitary supermarket soup pack and some assembled bits and pieces I had in my kitchen. I do love a good shortcut, so occasionally turn to a soup pack when … Continue reading Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato Soup: a super-pimped soup pack!
This soup definitely deserves an exclamation mark. It is just so good! It is a lifelong favourite and I find myself longing for a bowl as soon as the weather heats up. This is a chilled soup. I remove it from the fridge about 5 minutes before serving. If it's too cold, the flavours don't … Continue reading Gazpacho!