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Kick-ass Carrot & Coriander Soup

I like carrot & coriander soup, but I wanted something with a bit more kick to warm me up. This kicks ass. You will need: 1 onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 tsp ground coriander 2 small red chillis … Continue reading

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Fragrant pumpkin soup

Here’s a fragrant twist on pumpkin soup I’ve just invented. Perfect on a cold evening after a day’s paintballing. 1 medium or small pumpkin 2 carrots 1 onion tablespoon of ground coriander thumb-sized piece of fresh ginger 1 litre of … Continue reading

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Sophie’s Simperingly Simple Onion Soup

This is easy and delicious and has almost no ingredients. Serves 4. You will need: A large thick-bottomed saucepan – Le Creuset would be ideal 3 very large yellow onions 1 litre of chicken stock, 1 litre of veg stock … Continue reading

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Random vegetable soup

My sons described this as ‘the best soup’ they had ever tasted – and it was just made with stuff I had lying around. Half a dozen small potatoes, chopped 1 onion, thinly sliced 1 clove of garlic 2 carrots, … Continue reading

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Nigella’s Stalking Soup

Watched Nigella’s Christmas last night – the way it’s filmed makes you feel like a pervy stalker peering in through her kitchen window and lurking behind the light fittings… “phoar, come on Nigella, kneed yer dumplings”. Etcetera. Anyway, I managed … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Soup & Toasty Pumpkin seeds

Henry & Tilly went pumpkin carving the other day, and they brought home a couple of extra pumpkins they hadn’t finished – which was a bonus as I could make soup… Large pumpkin 1 litre chicken or vegetable stock large … Continue reading

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Stilton and Celery Soup

This is adapted from “Super Soups” – a tiny National Trust recipe book I picked up years ago in Northumberland. – 1 head of celery. – 1 large carrot. – 1 large onion. – 1 and a half pints (900ml) … Continue reading

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Roast tomato soup

Adapted from ‘Stones Spells for Magic Feasts’, a veggie cookbook from a cafe in Avebury, Wiltshire – near the stone circle. Fresh tomatoes fresh basil and/or dried herbs garlic onion cream red wine (optional) vegetable stock tomato puree Halve and … Continue reading

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Roast chicken soup

I like make a chicken go as far as possible – typically we get a Sunday lunch, sandwiches the next day and a chicken pie out of one bird. Occasionally I make chicken stock but that can tend to get … Continue reading

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