Category Archives: Soup recipes

Cold remedy 1: potato soup with crispy bacon and sage

When I have a cold I go through a few ‘food’ stages. In the first few days I need comfort: soothing soups and lots of toast. Then, when I start to feel the tug of recovery and want to kick-start … Continue reading

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My favourite winter soup recipe: Locatelli’s chickpea and sage

Once you’ve made a soup with the classic base of carrots, celery and onions, it’s very difficult to go back to any other style. I love a creamy soup, and a spicy one but this base makes something better, something … Continue reading

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Celeriac and apple soup and Sarah Raven’s Garden Cookbook

Although I am sure that a) if there was never another cookbook published, we would have plenty of recipes for several millennia, that, b) a bit like stories, there are only so many techniques and recipes that anyone can invent, … Continue reading

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Dorie Greenspan’s Vietnamese chicken soup

Fed up with all that heavy food? Yes, me too a bit. Probably that second, or was it third?, slice of blue cheese tart that did it. This gorgeous Vietnamese soup is the perfect antidote to all of that buttery, … Continue reading

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Curried parsnip soup…no, come back, it’s really delicious and healthy!

This soup could have been designed for January detoxes. Wheat- and dairy-free (well, if you use olive oil for the sautéeing), it is still comfortingly thick and warming without being loaded with fat and potatoes. Yes, the parsnips are starchy … Continue reading

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An amazing leek and Parmesan soup

What lingers in your fridge? What are the foodstuffs that you either a) always have too much of and/or b) hang on to because it/they will, of course come in handy at some point? I am guilty of always having … Continue reading

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HFW’s celeriac soup with chilli confit

Thrift is very much on my mind at the moment. I suppose it has been on everyone’s mind for a few years but right now, as the world’s 8th largest economy (can you believe that? I couldn’t) edges nearer to … Continue reading

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Tom kha kai: spicy coconut soup

On the blackboard in my kitchen there is a list. I call it my ‘eat up’ list because it details most of the perishables in my fridge (I’m not so anal as to list butter and milk…). I use it … Continue reading

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Blue cheese soup

Ah, the heating is on and it’s time for soup. And this is one of the simplest you will ever make. The name of this reminds me of the Clangers, a British children’s TV programme from the 70s, in which … Continue reading

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Failure…

A long time ago I was a lectrice in Nantes; what that means in practice is that you teach French university students how to speak English. In as far as we knew how to teach anything, being barely more than … Continue reading

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