All posts tagged: soup

Soup Kitchen: Corn & Chicken

Here’s one of those quick light lunches, for you. One that is going to warm you up. Cuddle you… and we all need cuddling! A very tasty Corn & Chicken Soup. Not a soup that I’ve made before, but was teased to try the flavours. I’ve always seen  it on menu’s but have never tried it. It’s funny how the cooler days, we reach for boiling water, stock cubes and vegetables to satisfy our taste buds. Read on for the recipe…

Soup Kitchen -Tomato & Lentil

Lentils are the most inexpensive source of protein, but my oh! my, they are delicious in this tomato soup. I love a rich, tasty soup, and with the colder weather it sure warms up the insides, low in calories, and packed with flavour. I’ve been following the New Slimmer Mediterranean Diet by Harry Papas, I can only imagine how wonderful it would be to call into Maria’s and Eleni’s Taverna ( Harry’s Mum and Aunties Restaurant) in Fiscardo on Cefalonia Island in Greece, where some of these recipes are on their menu, sit by the bluest of seas surrounded by mountains, and enjoy the company of Greece. “Studies continue to show that following a Mediterranean – style diet, which incorporates the traditional foods of the Mediterranean regions of Greece and parts of France and Italy, is beneficial to our health on a number of levels. From lowering the risk of heart attack and stroke,to warding off cognitive impairment as well as Type2 diabetes, cancer, and even obesity. …it was primarily plant based grains, lean protein …

Creamy Cauliflower & Curry Soup

Autumn leaves are falling, a chill in the moonlight evening and what better way to warm your insides than with this creamy cauliflower soup.  The  warming sensation of blended spices  in the curry powder linger with every spoonful of this delicious creamy soup. So how does one get a full flavoured and bodied soup? One that’s going to warm the soul and not take the whole day to boil and bubble and simmer on the stove for six hours. Starting from a good base, sautéing vegetables and spices and gradually layering flavours. And let’s not forget the all important secret of any hearty soup or stew, the Rue. Join me by tantalizing your tastebuds with this delicious soup, read on for the recipe details.

Pumpkin Soup

This is my favourite of Autumn soups, warming the soul, soothing the chill in the air and giving a wonderful perfume to the kitchen. Capturing the midday sunrays, enhancing the warming colours of this plate,I served it with petite cheese sandwiches… A light creamy texture with a dollop of natural yoghurt and a sprig of thyme…read on for the recipe…