Making use of scraps.

When preparing broccoli I sometimes save the stalks to make a delicious soup or veloute otherwise they would be thrown out. They are full of flavour and you wouldn’t know the florets themselves hadn’t been used. Today I made broccoli and Stilton, one of my favorites and very warming on a chilly day. Broccoli and…

A quick soup at work.

Rushing around at work today, shedloads of Friday prep to do I managed to make a nice pumpkin soup to suit the season. Curried pumpkin soup, serves 6 or keeps in the fridge a few days. Ingredients: 1 small pumpkin 1 white onion 2 carrots 2 sticks celery 1.5 litre good vegetable stock 1/2 tablespoon…

A souper supper.

The nights are getting chilly again and that means it’s soup and stew season coming up so for a nice supper tonight I thought why not go and dig up some of the garden carrots and create a heartwarming soup. Homegrown carrot and cumin soup, serves 4. Ingredients: 8 good sized carrots 1 white onion…