Rustic Minestrone Soup

This is a recipe I found when watching Italian Food Safari.  I was so struck by how simple it looked and how tasty it sounded I made a mental note to track it down and attempt it myself.  I even had the iPad showing the video while I made the soup.  I did make a…

Cauliflower Cheese Soup with Crispy Bacon

This yummy soup is so easy to make and only takes about 30 minutes or so to cook.   The coriander seeds and bay leaves help give this soup a lovely subtle flavour… Ingredients: 50 grams butter 5 medium-sized potatoes diced 1 large leek finely chopped 2 teaspoons of coriander seeds 2 bay leaves 1…

Spicy Tomato Soup

This soup is one my husband makes every winter.  It’s delicious and can be made suitable for vegetarians by omitting the bacon and using vegetable instead of beef stock. Ingredients: 1200 g tinned crushed tomatoes 2 carrots 1 chopped onion (fresh or frozen) 1 clove garlic (or 1 tsp crushed in jar) ¼ cup rice…