Borscht authentic Russian Soup

February 17, 2012 Borscht is the most popular soup in Russia.  There are many different recipes for this colourful soup and this is one of them.  Borscht can be served hot or cold and the recipe varies this is a recipe for hot Borscht. Ingredients 8 cups beef  stock* 1 pound slice of meaty bone-in beef shank 1 large {Tags: , , , , , } {More...}

Potato Dumpling using Instant Mash

January 6, 2012 Potato Dumpling using Instant Mash for a quick and easy filling accompaniment to a casserole or soup.  Using instant mashed potato cuts down on the cooking  and preparation time too. Ingredients 3 eggs 2 cups instant mashed potatoes 1.5 cups water or milk 2+/- cups of flour salt, pepper, parsley, cooked bacon, sauteed onions to {Tags: , , , } {More...}

Bean Soup

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...}

Granary Bread

October 26, 2011 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...}

Scotch Broth

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...}