Hearty Soups, Bakes and Stews

              

Old fashioned favourites, slow cooked casseroles, family friendly food and mid-week meals.

                    

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Aled BeefAled Beef

A long time favourite for getting rid of those stubborn, lurking bananas that always seem to be in the fruit bowl ...

 

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Baked Potato SoupBaked Potato Soup

Another hearty vegetarian soup, one that I occasionally make with the somewhat perverse inclusion of a ham hock... sorry veges ...

 

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Cabbage Soup with Smoked Ham and TripoliniCabbage Soup with Smoked Ham and Tripolini

Hearty, healthy and veritably erupting with flavour, it will make work lunch times something to savour and cold evenings something to welcome ...

 

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Cauliflower SoupCauliflower Soup

Lovely beast-free soup.Because the texture is so light and velvety and the flavour so rich this makes a great vegetarian entrée...

 

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Celery SoupCelery Soup

Again, this is a vegetarian recipe, but don't be ashamed of injecting a little bacon or even poaching some chicken breasts in the finished soup ...

 

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Chicken PieChicken Potato Stew

This is a humble and simple stew, somewhere between a curry and a casserole. Hearty and tasty this is a perfect winter meal. ...

 

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Chicken SoupChicken Soup

A long time favourite for getting rid of those stubborn, lurking bananas that always seem to be in the fruit bowl ...

 

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Chicken and Sweetcorn SoupChicken and Sweetcorn Soup

This is a very restorative soup, great for the heart of Winter and very quick and easy to whip up ...

 

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Cider Baked OnionsCider Baked Onions

Deeply flavoured and delightful baked onions are wonderful as a special side dish at a celebration dinner or just on their own ...

 

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French Onion SoupFrench Onion Soup

Growing up, my Mum used to make this often, each time floating the amazing bready cheesy croutons on the top like a moulten lake of cheese over the soup ...

 

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Ginger Prawn Dumpling SoupGinger Prawn Dumpling Soup

This is a more dense and wintery Asian-inspired soup. The dumplings are still lighter than a traditional English dumpling soup, and they add a big punchy flavour ...

 

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Glass Noodle Seafood SoupGlass Noodle Seafood Soup

Clean and tasty Asian inspired soup made with Vermicelli Glass Noodles - made from mung beans......

 

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Lentil and Cauliflower SoupLentil and Cauliflower Soup

Hearty Winter fare, vegetarian and full of nutritious veges ...

  

 

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Macaroni CheeseMacaroni Cheese

Ok this is the ultimate in "I just got home from work, I am cranky and I am hungry" food, it's delicious ...

 

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Mushroom SoupMushroom Soup

If you like the odd mushie this is the soup for you. And it is vegetarian friendly ...

    

 

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Pea and Ham SoupPea and Ham Soup

If you are not a long-time Pea and Ham Soup consumer, this is a slightly lighter version of the traditional English soup that was closer to a porridge ...

 

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Prawn Wonton SoupPrawn Wonton Soup

This soup is light and flavoursome and for me is fine without chilli, though please add it if you like ...

 

 

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Pumpkin and Leek SoupPumpkin and Leek Soup

A true winter warmer, this soup is hearty and delicious and stores well. It can be frozen and reheated for lunches without losing any of the luscious flavour ...

 

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Roast Tomato SoupRoast Tomato Soup

There are few things more comforting than a bowl of piping hot tomato soup with a deliciously basic toasted cheese sandwich....

 

 

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Salmon Potato SoupSalmon Potato Soup

This is one of the simplest soups you can make, and it has a beautiful silky texture and is packed full of flavour – with just a few ingredients....

 

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Salmon MornaySalmon Mornay

This is a lovely nourishing and comforting dish which keeps well and can be reheated for a couple of days after making. It may not be terribly elegant, but it is very tasty ...

 

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Spare RibsSpare Ribs

Sticky, sweet, tangy and great for a shared feast or barbeque. Even though there is not that much meat on Spare Ribs, they always seem worth the effort ...

 

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Star Spangled SoupStar Spangled Soup

This is a tremendously flavoursome and unique tasting soup ...

                

 

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Toad in the HoleToad in the Hole

I know there is really nothing very posh about Toad in the Hole, however with the right ingredients it can actually be rather delicious and can even look appealing ...

 

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Vegetable SoupVegetable Soup

Soothing, healthy and comforting...

                        

 

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