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Category Archives: Soup


It’s cold outside, squally showers keep passing through, can’t complain though, it is winter. I’m snug inside, the fire is blazing and a pot of soup is warming on the … Continue reading

June 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

CELERY SOUP with no strings attached

There are some humble ingredients that skilled cooks can elevate to the sublime. Ordinary everyday celery is on that list for me. Celery braised by an expert still lingers in … Continue reading

June 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Smoky Ham Hock and Vegetable Soup

Another brew to feed by soup addiction . Winter is well and truly upon us in Melbourne and soup is my one lunch time solution. Nutritious, comforting and warming, a … Continue reading

May 22, 2012 · Leave a comment


This makes a very large pot of soup, but it freezes well so is good to have as a standby. Serve with a dollop of pesto or salsa verde, crusty … Continue reading

May 9, 2012 · 3 Comments


I think I am a “soupaholic.” Warming, nourishing, easy and delicious, as soon as the days start to shorten I start to make soup, big pots full of soup. Enough … Continue reading

May 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

CREAMY MINTED ZUCCHINI SOUP with tomatoes and white beans

  I love the texture of cream soup, but I find dairy products difficult to digest. I also need to minimize my calorie intake wherever I can, so I came … Continue reading

May 2, 2012 · 2 Comments

Cumin Spiced Cream Style Vegetable Soup

The weather has taken a turn for the worst in Melbourne today. We can’t complain though, we have had a warm, dry and still autumn so far, the crisp nights … Continue reading

April 23, 2012 · 2 Comments


This soup is made in two stages to create a chunky soup in a thick broth.   2 litres of homemade chicken stock 1 onion 4 cloves of garlic 2 … Continue reading

April 17, 2012 · 10 Comments