Category Soups

Chickpea, carrot and coriander soup

Blend together: 410g tin chickpeas 1 cup water Braise 1 onion finely chopped in 2 Tbspn butter 4 medium carrots grated 1.2 Litre stock (of your choice) for 15mins before blending together with the chickpeas. Just before serving, blend together: 3 Tblspn olive oil 1 small bunch coriander 5 Tblspn lemon juice 1 tsp crushed […]

Leek and potato soup

In my attempt to steer away from the only soup I’ve ever made, lentil soup, I decided to venture on some new turf. British turf to be exact. My husband, having tasted leek and potato soup at a conference couldn’t stop gushing about it and so I thought it would be the perfect time to […]

Zucchini, mushroom and thyme soup

For 3 to 4 persons, you’ll need: 1 tbsp butter 1 medium size onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 7 to 8 small zucchinis, sliced (approx. 400g) 1 cup mushrooms, sliced (approx. 200g) 1 tbsp dried thyme 2 bay leaves 5 cups chicken or vegetable stock 1 cup liquid cream salt & pepper, your taste […]

Broccoli and Roasted Almond Soup

500 grams Broccoli 1 cup roasted ground almonds Salt and Pepper to taste 1 tablespoon Butter 1 cup Milk Steam Broccoli until tender. In the mean time roast the ground almonds in the pan or the oven. Add salt, pepper and butter to the steamed broccoli along with the roasted almonds. Blender together with milk […]

Cream of carrot soup

Guest Post by Rogeema Kenny Ingredients 1 big bunch of carrots 1 onion 3 potatoes salt & freshly ground pepper to taste a few cloves of garlic parsley 1 Tbsp corn flour (to bind). Method: Peel potatoes and cut into quarters or smaller. Scrub carrots and cut each carrot into 3 or 4 segments depending […]

Chicken soup – for the soul

1 small onion 2 pieces of chicken fillet (marinate in salt, pepper & chilli powder) freshly grated ginger 1 large tomato grated 2 cups boiled water whole chillies (depends how hot you want it) Braise the onion in a little bit of oil. You need not marinate the chicken for long. Add chicken, ginger & […]


Hajja Fatima’s Harira Recipe Here’s a traditional recipe –each region in Morocco will add/omit a bit, but this is the basic according to my Mom 1 small/med onion, finely chopped 3-4 stalks of celery, finely chopped 1/8 of a green cabbage, finely chopped (about the same amount as the celery) 1/4 kg cubed beef, bite […]

Carrot, Coriander and Coconut Soup

This recipe is one for your Winter foods collection. Its rich, filling and packed with goodness. Thanks to Iman Heaphy for the recipe Ingredients: 3-4 Onions Garlic Nob of ginger Couple sprigs rosemary and thyme6-8 Carrots1 tablespoon Coriander seeds 1 tablespoon Cumin seeds Stock Bunch coriander Half chilli Coconut milk Salt pepper Method: Brown off onions […]


1kg chiken( 1 whole chicken) not so tasty but healthier if use chicken fillet 1t ginger garlic 1t salt cook together till meat tender 3 cups rolled oats add water, boil till tender and liquidise 2 onions sliced 3t gingergarlic 3/4t arad 1t whole jeera few elachi pepper and cloves 3t red crushed chili 1 […]

Butternut Soup

Simple recipe but delicious. Preparation time depends on your veg and liquidising capabilities. I would budget an hour. – 1 lrg onion – 4 tablespoon butter Braise onion in butter. Add: – 4 cloves garlic crushed – Chilies Braise for another 5 mins. Stir-fry in – 1 kg cubed butternut – 2 potatoes – 2 […]