Soup

Creamy Cauliflower Bisque with Mushrooms & Thyme

Cauliflower bisque is taken to new heights with the addition of mushrooms. This is a rich soup. Super creamy & super satisfying. It’s comfort food 101 and an appealing way to get kids eating cauliflower. What makes it creamy? There are a few techniques that create a creamy taste & feel in the plant-based realm. […]

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Mexican Bean Soup with Crispy Tortilla Chips

Mexican soup combines all my favourite ingredients in one hearty, spicy bowl. Cooking your own beans from scratch is the ultimate satisfaction. It just takes a little forethought and there are so many things you can do with them – soup, chili, salads, dips. Cans are fine too but let me run through how to […]

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Black eyed Beans with Smoky Southern flavours: slow cooked

Cooking black-eyed beans or any dry beans from scratch can seem like a chore. But with a little forethought and a slow cooker it’s super easy! Taking the time to soak, cook, salt & steep has them literally melt off the spoon. Start a few days before you want to serve them. I generally soak […]

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Vegan Chowder with Fennel, Leek & Potato

This fragrant vegan chowder gives any version of chowder a run for its money. It’s rich n’ creamy and full of flavour. On first tasting it was declared “best soup ever” by my Austrian soup lover. He says that a lot! To make an oil-free version leave out the oil and go straight to adding […]

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Cabbage Soup with White Bean & Potato

Cabbage soup dresses up beautifully with bohemian flavours. Here we lace it with smoked paprika, bay leaves, garlic and punchy aromatics like caraway & dill. If you’ve got half a cabbage languishing in the fridge, this is the perfect way to make the most of this generous and nutritious vegetable. I love the simplicity of […]

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Easy Lentil Soup Recipe

This easy lentil soup recipe has only 4 ingredients and is perfect for those times when you can’t be bothered cooking or even thinking about it!

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3 pumpkin soup recipes you won’t get tired of

Doesn’t everyone have their own version of delicious pumpkin soup? Some use lemon. Some put in curry … I think every cafe in the country has their favourite recipe. Here are three takes that are a little different. Cumin Roasted Pumpkin and Kumara Soup Ingredients Roasting veges and turning them into soup is a winner whatever root […]

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Split pea soup ~ simple & smokey

Split pea soup is a weekly staple in our house and usually turns up on the weekends feeding hungry boys post soccer match. Everyone likes the smokey flavour. Green split peas are cheap and full of healthy plant proteins, carbs, fibre and iron. The smokey flavour is what makes it. It’s kinda like pea and […]

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Pumpkin soup that’s creamy with an exotic twist

Pumpkin soup is one of those warming dishes that tells us winter is on it’s way. Some of the best pumpkin soup I’ve eaten has been Thai inspired. Think lemon grass, coconut and kaffir lime … delicious! Hard to beat … that is until now. This recipe adapted from Mark Reinfeld’s The 30-Minute Vegan’s Taste […]

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A Thai pumpkin soup recipe I want you to have

Why? Because there is no one, not ever who has hasn’t swooned over this velvety bowl-licking soup. It makes the rounds of our small seaside community. It pops up at pot luck dinners, women’s circles, birthdays and is delivered in jars to sick friends. The recipe is passed on from mother to daughter to friends […]

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