WONDERFUL WATERCRESS AND CELERIC SOUP So yummy you can’t believe how healthy this is leaves all the more calories for a big chocolate melting pot haha. This is inspired by a recipe I saw on Mary Berry’s latest programme but like with most of the recipes here I have tried to make them lighter but…… Continue reading

Luscious Leek and Potato Soup

PHOTO TO FOLLOW The use of potatoes in soups makes them really quite creamy without the loading with so much fat. Of course if you are feeling indulgent or trying to impress someone by all means use cream or crème fraîche, just remember the old saying of “A moment on the lips is a lifetime…… Continue reading Luscious Leek and Potato Soup

Silky-Smooth & Captivatingly Creamy Mushroom Soup

This one has been adapted from one of Jamie Oliver’s books. Very smooth and silky with the interesting use of basmati rice to thicken it.  Feels like you are eating something oh so sinful but surprisingly healthy. INGREDIENTS 2 onions Olive oil stock cube (chicken or vegetable) ½ a bunch of fresh thyme (I used…… Continue reading Silky-Smooth & Captivatingly Creamy Mushroom Soup

Chinese Chicken Soup

THIS ONE IS ALWAYS A WINNER. LIGHT AND FRESH AND SATISFIES THAT SAVES THE CRAVINGS. INGREDIENTS ¾ of a litre of chicken stock 3 chicken thighs boneless and skinless 3 cloves of garlic 1 thumb sized piece of ginger Small bunch of coriander 2 drops of sesame oil Splash of dry sherry or Chinese rice…… Continue reading Chinese Chicken Soup

Curried Cauliflower and Cheddar Soup

INGREDIENTS Small head off cauliflower inc. tender leaves 1 carrot 1 onion 1 stick of celery 2 cloves garlic 1 red chilli (de-seeded or to taste) 1 tbsp mild curry powder few pinches of saffron approx 300 ml chicken stock. Handful of strong cheddar cheese – grated   METHOD Fry off onion, carrot, celery, chilli…… Continue reading Curried Cauliflower and Cheddar Soup

Chinese chicken and Sweetcorn Soup

CHICKEN AND SWEETCORN SOUP     INGREDIENTS 1/2 tin creamed sweetcorn 1 egg 1 chicken breast 1tbsp cornflour with a small splash of cold water Rice wine (gluten free for Celiac) Soy sauce or gluten free tamari Sesame oil White pepper Chicken stock ¾ pint Fresh chilli (opt) Fresh coriander to garnish (opt)   METHOD…… Continue reading Chinese chicken and Sweetcorn Soup