Cheddar Cheese Soup

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...}

Clear Tomato Soup

December 21, 2011 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...}

Lentil Soup

October 28, 2011 Lentil Soup (dahl) is cheap to make and is delicious and is an everyday recipe in Indian homes.   This is a good dish for vegetarians.  You can serve this soup with rice or naan bread. Ingredients ½ cup, rinsed Split lentils 1 tablesp Olive oil 1 medium Onions, chopped 2 cloves Garlic 1 small {Tags: , , , , , } {More...}

Cheese and Garlic Bread

October 26, 2011 Cheese and Garlic Bread is perfect to serve with Chilli con Carne, soups such as Tomato Soup or at BBQs.  Quick and easy to make and tou can use the dough (before adding the cheese) as a tasty pizza base. Ingredients  500g strong white bread flour 7g sachet/1.5 tsp fast-action yeast 1 tsp salt 2 {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Granary Bread

Granary Bread is made from malted granary flour and is perfect to serve with home-made soups such as Mushroom Soup and for sandwiches.  The recipe is easy to make and if you want you can make into a loaf or as rolls. Ingredients  225g strong white flour 225g malted granary bread flour 1 tsp salt {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Mushroom Soup

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...}