Shrimp chowder

Shrimp chowder

Chowders are rich hearty soups made with seafood like clams, lobster or in this case tinned shrimps. You can also use frozen prawns. It is a fantastic starter or a complete meal served with a salad. (serves 4) What you need 2 onions finely chopped 2 cloves garlic...
Ribollita

Ribollita

This is a traditional Italian soup that uses bread to bulk it up and is really thick, hearty and wholesome. Don’t experiment too much with this one, it’s really good as it is. It’s not what you would expect so if you are planning to have it as a starter,...
Creamy Irish chicken soup

Creamy Irish chicken soup

This recipe really surprised me, it is really creamy and the potato adds such a great texture to the soup. What got me to make it was the bacon, chicken and bacon are a marraige made in heaven, add to that some cream and how wrong can you go! It’s really good,...
Meal in a bowl chicken soup

Meal in a bowl chicken soup

The nights have been getting a little colder lately and with cold winter nights ahead of us, I thought you might enjoy a a few soup recipes. This one is a meal in a bowl and really simple to make. It’s healthy and has enough substance to fill you up. (enough for...
Mussel and white fish soup

Mussel and white fish soup

The first time I had this soup I just could not get enough of it and had to ply the creator with alcohol before she would release the recipe. It has a mild curry flavor and is another dish you will need a whole lot of bread for to mop up every last drop in the plate....
Tom Yum soup my way

Tom Yum soup my way

This is my take on this very popular Asian soup. It takes just 5 minutes and is perfect for something quick and light if you have a bag of frozen peeled prawns in the freezer. This is enough for 4 people. What you need 2 chicken breasts cut into bite sized pieces 250g...
Chunky Gazpacho

Chunky Gazpacho

Gazpacho is a really healthy and tasty cold tomato based soup that is perfect for hot summer weather. You will need a blender, (hand blender will do) and you can spice it up with a little paprika or Tabasco if you like some heat. Only use fresh tomatoes, I tried with...
Detox time vegetable soup

Detox time vegetable soup

If you, like me have been procrastinating and finding every excuse in the book not to return to the gym and get into shape after a very satisfying winter feeding frenzy, you might want to give this great detox soup recipe a try. It will spur you on and your body will...
Ribollita – Italian peasant soup

Ribollita – Italian peasant soup

Oh baby it’s cold outside! This is a really hearty soup full of vegetables that is very tasty and satisfying. It’s typical Italian peasant food. Ribollita is a fantastic hearty meal ideal for winter. What you need olive oil 1 onion finely chopped 1 carrot...
Goulash soup

Goulash soup

There is little as satisfying as a rich and spicy soup that has these little gems of flavor just under the surface. This is a Czech version of a favorite winter warmer. What you need 250g cubed beef (use a good quality steak) 2 large potatoes diced 1 onion, finely...