Category Archives: Soup recipes

The Autumn Collection: the perfect cold remedy

I usually have a list of blog posts that I want to write, stacking up like airlines waiting to land. And, sometimes, I get to them as planned and sometimes I don’t. If life gets in the way, either the post … Continue reading

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The Summer Wardrobe: Watermelon Gazpacho

On a hot, hot August day, do your thoughts turn to…soup? No, didn’t think so though, if you looked in branches of the various lunch chains, where hot soup is usually the only one on offer, you would imagine that … Continue reading

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HFW’s Love your Leftovers ribollita

I absolutely hate waste, so half my miniscule fridge is full of scraps of this and that which I can’t bear to chuck. Until now, I rarely managed to use many of them up before the inevitable rot set in but, … Continue reading

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How to feel rich for a quid: chilled pea and mint soup

I’ve just spent the last four Fridays cooking and demonstrating recipes from The French Home Cookbook at Divertimenti (I’m still on their website as I type) and this, along with parmesan shortbread and chocolate marquise (both to come, I promise) was one … Continue reading

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Rory O’Connell’s kale, lemon and Parmesan soup

That may sound like the most unpromising dish I have posted in a while but, believe me, this is extraordinary. I proofread Rory O’Connell’s book, Master It, a few years ago and thought then that it was incredibly insightful and … Continue reading

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Zuppa alla Valpelleunenze

It’s Monday, a day, in my world, for clearing out the fridge and using up whatever is in there and this is my favourite way to do that so far this year. Once again it comes from Diana Henry’s Roast … Continue reading

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Happy New Year, a birthday cookbook, and a cold-weather soup

Hello and Happy New Year! As I write this I can feel the cold around my ankles, despite being indoors, wearing two jumpers, jeans, socks and slippers, despite the heating being on and despite the consumption of many cups of … Continue reading

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