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Gennaro Contaldo’s Hearty Minestrone Soup


The weather has fooled us again with a chilly spell but a good hearty minestrone soup will see us through it. There’s nothing better than a bowl full of lovely vegetables. It’s the kind of soup that while cooking, fills the room with a smell that makes you hungry. Would you say no to a big […]

Exciting Beetroot Recipes You Need To Know About


In the UK, we use the term ‘Beetroot’, while in the USA they are simply called ‘Beets’. What ever you like to call them, not only can you eat them but they can be also used for food colouring and for medicinal uses too. Quite a versatile bulb of redness. Versatile but ultimately, just for salads? My only real experience of […]

25 British Foods That Can Only Be Eaten Outdoors In The Summer


The British can be, shall we say – a little different – when it comes to eating in the summer. This infographic shows some of the particularly English things that can only be eaten outside in the sunshine. Such things as pork pies, pimms (obviously) and elderflower cordials. Can you imagine any other nationality eating […]

Tomato Noodle Soup And Adult Grilled Cheese Sandwiches


Some nights are just fun. The best times seem to happen when nothing is planned and the “going to have a good night stars” align. Last Saturday night was one of those nights. I had been running around all day from one errand to the next. By the time I got home I was tired and cold and […]

Flavors of Fall | Jack O’Lanterns and Savory Pumpkin Soup!


It’s that time of the year again in the Southern United States where the air is crisp and everywhere you turn, you see ghastly ghouls, and vicious vampires adorning homes and front yards. That can mean only one thing…It’s Halloween! Halloween decorating is my absolute favorite. The best part is carving the pumpkins, or Jack O’Lanterns. Every […]

Halloween Is Coming, Here Are 5 Great Pumpkin Recipes To Try


Can you believe it’s October already? The nights are drawing in, the clocks will be going back an hour and Halloween is almost here. My local market has started filling up with pumpkins and there are plenty of fine recipes that use them. If you think I’m going to share ideas that are mainly soup, think […]

Are You Overloaded With Tomatoes? Fabulous Recipes That You Will Love To Make!


Are you suffering from tomato overflow? Has your veg garden produced a glut this year? Don’t let them go to waste, we’ve found a whole batch of recipes that will do the humble tomato justice! Great sites, great ideas – with a couple of ideas from our archive… Simply Recipes – Gazpacho Tomatoes are in […]

Watercress Soup with Potato, Onion & Toasted Pumpkin Seeds


Today’s recipe for watercress soup with potato, onion and toasted pumpkin seeks comes from Aldo Zilli. Here’s a bit about him… Aldo Zilli is an award-winning celebrity chef and restaurateur who specialises in Italian, vegetarian and seafood cuisine. One of nine children, he was born in the small seaside town of Alba Adriatica in the […]

Rachel Khoo’s Chicken Dumpling Soup


We are off to Paris for today’s recipe. Rachel Khoo presents a French dish that her Grandmother use to make, Chicken Dumpling Soup. In her small Parisian kitchen, Rachel takes us through the steps to create a French favourite. The dumplings are actually called ‘quenelles’ which Wikipedia defines as… A quenelle is a mixture of […]

Jamaican Spiced Corn Soup


October is great for sweetcorn with its crunchy buttery kernels and is a very versatile veg indeed. Great for salads, soups or simply on it’s own smothered in butter and freshly ground pepper (my personal favourite!). For something a little different how about making this Jamaican spiced corn soup? Packed full of punch from the […]