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Cioppino or Seafood Soup – impressive crowd-pleaser.

Posted on June 15, 2020 by in seafood

Cioppino or Seafood Soup

Cioppino or Seafood Soup – “an impressive crowd-pleaser” says Martha Steward. Yes, indeed Cioppino is a dish that will make jaws drop at your table. Dramatic with lots of wow elements. The color, the abundance of seafood and or course the aroma. Cioppino or Seafood Soup is a Italian-American dish that originated in San-Francisco and […]

The Ultimate Chicken and Corn Soup

Posted on August 20, 2019 by in Chicken

Ultimate Chicken and Corn Soup

I can truly say this is the The Ultimate Chicken and Corn Soup. It is velvety and creamy, yet packed with chicken flavor. The Ultimate Chicken and Corn Soup is the result of trying, recipe after recipe to find the perfect chicken soup. I was after a thick, luscious and rich soup, not a light […]

Spinach Soup with Tempura Cheese

Posted on May 21, 2018 by in soups, vegetarian

Spinach Soup with Tempura Cheese

Spinach Soup to combat the cold weather. Not really combat, we need the cold and rainy weather desperately, but you know what I mean. Spinach Soup is like a Vitamin Boost, just goodness, nothing more. The Vitamin Boosts I’ve had in the past, does not taste half as good as this soup though. I like […]

Chunky Tomato Bean Soup

Posted on July 11, 2016 by in soups

Chunky Tomato Bean Soup

Chunky Tomato Bean soup with chunks of warm ciabatta…. what more can you ask for on a cold, rainy day. Chunky Tomato Bean soup is not one of those soups you have to cook for ours on end. You don’t have to soak the beans, peel and chop the tomatoes – none of that. It […]

Mexican Tomato Soup – loaded with goodness.

Posted on June 9, 2016 by in soups, vegetables

mexican tomato soup

Mexican Tomato soup – spicy, creamy, rib-sticking and loaded with all sorts of yumminess. Mexican Tomato soup is the flavor of this winter it seems. I make a pot full almost every second day and the kids love it. When they come home after writing a subject or while they take study breaks, they go […]

Beef Shin Pie – when Soup meat takes centre stage!

Posted on May 17, 2016 by in baked goods, beef

Beef Shank Pie

Beef Shin Pie is nothing new, in fact beef shin is a very popular cut when making pie. Beef shin pie when made with red wine is an indulgent, comforting family classic. Beef shin pie is traditionally made by cooking the meat until it falls off the bone and then shredding it to use in […]

Chilled Minty Pea Soup

Posted on December 16, 2015 by in soups, vegetables

Chilled Minty Pea Soup

Chilled minty pea soup can be served as mini soup shooters or in your finest bone China. The recipe is that easy to adapt. Chilled Minty pea Soup in shooter glasses with a Parmesan crisp on top, is what I served at a cocktail party recently. Contrary to what I wanted to believe, everyone fell […]

Sun-dried Tomato and Olive Bread – Bring the soup!

Posted on July 14, 2014 by in baked goods

Top 5 Bread Recipes

Sun-dried tomato and olive bread with lashings of farm fresh butter – carb heaven, is all I can say! Sun-dried tomato is a very prominent flavor and I usually pair it with subtle flavors such as Labneh which is a light yogurt based cheese. In this easy Chicken Bake with Sun-dried tomato scones, they add […]

Spicy Tomato Soup with Parmesan Crisps

Posted on June 4, 2014 by in rsg, soups, vegetarian

spicy

Spicy food is just what the doctor ordered for this blistering cold weather! Yikes, winter really has arrived with a dramatic bang and I love it! Spicy, but not blow-your-brains-out hot! I like the different layers of flavors in a pot of chicken curry or a Moroccan Lamb tagine. My husband and children do not […]

Sweet Potato, leek and Biltong Soup

Posted on May 14, 2014 by in rsg, soups, vegetables

sweet potato

Sweet Potato has become the new potato in our house! I cannot remember when last did I eat a potato quite frankly! Sweet Potato, being a better carbohydrate choice, has shot up in popularity since Tim Noakes dropped the LCHF way of eating! I must say, I was skeptic as I love potatoes in any […]