Soup recipes

Tomato and Raspberry Soup

There is nothing like a warming bowl of soup on a cold day. When the ice is lying on the ground outside it makes you feel warm and comforted. Tomato soup is one of those…

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Butternut Squash and Ginger Soup

During the last week or so I have been really struggling to get out of bed in the morning. A few weeks ago it was light when I woke. I then started noticing lovely sunrises…

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Carrot and Fennel Soup

I love carrots; they are one of the most forgiving vegetables. They are easy to grow, somehow stubbornly burrowing into the ground and surviving as the caterpillars, slugs and snails munch on everything else. They…

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Slow cooked ham and split pea soup

The weather seems to have turned cold. When I woke up this morning there was snow on the ground. There was only a centimetre which soon melted but it was the first snow of the…

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Regional Recipes: Scotch Broth

This weekend has been wild and windy, the wind blowing loudly round the house and rain lashing against the windows. The sort of wind that brings to mind the book the Secret Garden where Mary…

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