How to make soup

Soup is exactly the kind of thing you need after a long day studying or at work and it's incredibly easy (and cheap) to make. These recipes use simple but tasty combinations of ingredients that you probably already have in your cupboard. No need to make a last minute trek to Tesco is always music … Continue reading How to make soup

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Pumpkin, Coconut and Ginger Soup

Pumpkin always makes the silkiest soups and is a great autumnal ingredient, however if you can't find pumpkin then any other kind of squash also works well here. I really enjoyed making this soup as it's really easy as well as making ordinary winter veg a little more interesting by incorporating Thai flavours. Ingredients (Serves … Continue reading Pumpkin, Coconut and Ginger Soup

Review: River Cottage Veg Cookery Course

I started the day at 9.30am with a very bumpy ride down the hill from the car park to the farm HQ in a tractor and trailer. Apparently there had been a very boozy wedding at the farm recently and it was easy to see the appeal of the location as the grey morning mist … Continue reading Review: River Cottage Veg Cookery Course

Hearty Tomato and Lentil Soup

This soup is full of goodness and is great to keep portioned up in the freezer or fridge for lunches throughout a busy week.  I haven't blended this soup because I like the texture of the lentils and tomatoes, it feels so much more nutritious when you can taste all the components of a meal.  … Continue reading Hearty Tomato and Lentil Soup

Roasted Tomato Soup with Pesto and Parmesan Toasts

I've never made tomato soup before and I had a real craving for it yesterday morning, so I thought I would give it a go! I also decided to try and make it a little more interesting than just having ordinary bread by making some little pesto and parmesan toasts, with homemade garden herb pesto! … Continue reading Roasted Tomato Soup with Pesto and Parmesan Toasts

Spicy Carrot and Red Lentil Soup

Making soup is a great way to use up any extra vegetables (the carrots are from the tagine I made in my last post) as well as delicious and cheap. It's been freezing cold recently so I've been itching to make a good, hearty soup to look forward to after lectures! I've made this one … Continue reading Spicy Carrot and Red Lentil Soup