Roasted Red Pepper Soup

Roasted Red Pepper Soup - I'm starting off the new year with a very simple yet flavoursome soup. I think it was the zingy, bright colour that persuaded me to share this recipe. It's been quite a drab day here today so some orangey red goodness seemed just the thing to lift my spirits. Although … Continue reading Roasted Red Pepper Soup

Zuppa 2018 – Oatmeal Soup

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

Roast Garlic Soup

Roast Garlic Soup is a tasty treat on any chilly autumn evening but is particularly welcome at Halloween. A perfect way of deterring visiting vampires! Although this is particularly seasonal, I must confess I really chose this soup to use (and show off) my new garlicky mug. I treated myself on a recent to visit … Continue reading Roast Garlic Soup

‘Vintage’ Oatmeal 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

Avocado Soup with Harissa Chickpeas

Yes, you heard me correctly - Avocado Soup! It's delicious! This is another soup that is easily adapted and great for using up bits and pieces languishing in your fridge or store cupboard. Not enough chickpeas to make a topping and create a broth? Replace with white beans, or potato, celery, carrots - whatever you … Continue reading Avocado Soup with Harissa Chickpeas