I realise some people are slightly sceptical about beetroot soup. I was a bit of a latecomer to it too but I'm not really sure why - it's delicious. Perhaps it's because most of the beetroot I had as a child was pickled and it is the pickled variety that springs to mind whenever beetroot … Continue reading Roast Beetroot 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
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
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!