Category Archives: Soups & Sauces

Chocolate Sauce

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Chocolate Sauce

This recipe is from Felicity Cloake’s ‘How To Make The Perfect …..’ series in The Guardian newspaper.  Felicity tries a variety of recipes before she decides on the ‘perfect’ recipe which she then outlines for her readers. Just the other evening I’d sampled a warm chocolate sauce over ice-cream – it was so delicious.  Themore »

Carrot And Coriander Soup

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Carrot And Coriander Soup

This soup is simple to make and it’s ready within 45 minutes.  The recipe below is quite basic, so if you’d prefer a more spicy flavour you could fry some chillies and garlic in with the onion – to give the soup a bit more bite. There’s something rich and comforting about a bowl ofmore »

Tomato Soup With Lentils Indian Style

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Tomato Soup With Lentils Indian Style

I love Lentil soups so was really pleased to come across this variation that includes some lovely Indian spices. I found it on Delicious Days but I’ve adapted it slightly. Now that it’s nearing the Winter Solstice and the days are cold, wet and very short, this is a soup that will warm you rightmore »

Tomato And Roasted Red Bell Pepper Soup

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Tomato And Roasted Red Bell Pepper Soup

I came across this soup in the excellent blog ‘My Fiancé likes it so it must be good.’   I read the ingredients and thought that, when combined into a soup it might taste really good. And it did.  It didn’t disappoint at all.  The cumin, together with the smoked paprika and sprinkle of cayennemore »

Leek And Potato Soup

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Leek And Potato Soup

One cold Autumn day at the beginning of November I wondered what I could make to cheer us up and warm us through. The days were getting shorter and colder, and even though the trees looked beautiful as they shed their yellowed leaves, it felt very strange digging out the scarves and gloves – particularlymore »