Cheddar Cheese Soup

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February 10, 2012 A warming dish for winter lunch or supper and can be ready in minutes.  Serve with fresh crust bread or granary bread for a hearty meal. Ingredients 4 Cups Chicken stock 5 Tablespoons Butter 4 Tablespoons Flour 2 Carrots, peeled and diced 4 Spring onions, diced 6 Ounces Grated cheddar cheese 2 Sprigs parsley, chopped {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Bean Soup

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December 21, 2011 This is a hearty soup which is very easy to make an is a good winter lunchtime dish.  You can use any sort of beans and to cut down the time you can use bottled or canned beans (rinse these first) and replace the 6 cups of water with 4 cups chicken stock. Ingredients 2 {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Clear Tomato Soup

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Clear Tomato Soup is a light first course soup and can be made very quickly it only takes about 5 minutes to prepare and 20 minutes to cook.  This recipe will serve 4 for a starter. Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, finely chopped 5lb/2.25kg really ripe tomatoes Salt, pepper and sugar A {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Tomato Soup

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October 26, 2011 Tomato Soup everybody’s favourite soup.  This is a very easy recipe and can be served with Cheese and Garlic Bread or Granary Bread a great winter warmer. Ingredients 6 medium ripe tomatoes – 700g / 1½lb 1 medium potato -110g / 4oz 1 medium onion – 110g / 4oz chopped Handful fresh basil leaves – 15g {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Scotch Broth

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October 12, 2011 Scotch Broth a hearty warming soup ideal for the winter months.  The base of this soup is a good lamb stock you can use this recipe or use lamb stock cubes.  Traditionally this dish was served as a main meal and any vegetables to hand were added. Ingredients 2 cups–8 oz–250 gm turnips, diced 2 onions, {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Mushroom Soup

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August 19, 2011 Mushroom Soup   Ingredients 2 leeks, chopped                                 3 garlic cloves, chopped 50g/2oz butter 300g/9 oz mushrooms, sliced 2 -3 sprigs fresh thyme, leaves only 600ml/1 pint chicken or vegetable stock Parsley or chives to garnish (optional)   Cook the {Tags: , , } {More...}

Cream of Asparagus Soup

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Cream of Asparagus Soup  Ingredients   2-1/2 cups Vegetable or Chicken Stock 1 pound Fresh Asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch pieces           1 Large Baking Potato, thinly sliced 1/2 Medium-Sized Onion, chopped 1/2 cup chopped Celery 2 tablespoon Plain Flour 2 cups Whole Milk 1/4 teaspoon Sea Salt 1/4 teaspoon {Tags: , , , } {More...}

Old English Pea Soup

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July 18, 2011 Old English Pea Soup      Ingredients: 3 cups fresh English peas (shelled) 4 cups vegetable or chicken stock 2 tablespoons butter 1/3 cup leek, sliced (use white, tender part) 5 fresh mint leaves, sliced 1/2 teaspoon sugar Salt to taste       Method Using  large pan melt he butter and saute the leeks over {Tags: , , } {More...}