Minestrone with Tortellini for Souper-Saturday…

“Thank you tortellini, for basically being ravioli that does yoga.” ~ Jimmy Fallon This quote made me laugh out loud 😂 This is a Spring-styled Minestrone soup using fresh vegetables and your favourite tortellini-filled pasta. Banana shallots, diced carrots…sauté till soft.   Ingredients: 1 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 carrot, diced 2 shallots, diced 1 […]

Spring Vegetable for Souper-Saturday…

“As winter fades away, we find ourselves craving lighter, fresher flavours— but we’re not quite ready to give up on soup.” ~ Saveur  I couldn’t agree more! So here is a a Spring-like soup for the weekend… Chop, dice and sauté with the garlic Ingredients: 1l good quality chicken stock 2 tbs olive oil 1 onion, […]

Asparagus Pea and Pancetta for Souper-Saturday…

“Asparagus may not officially be royalty, but it sometimes is referred to as the food of kings, and the aristocrat of vegetables.” ~ Ocean Mist No apologies for how green this soup is! However, the smoked out paprika and crispy pancetta will enhance the flavour of this green pea and asparagus soup. I love Souper-Saturdays! […]

Yellow Split Pea and Cassava for Souper-Saturday…

“Red and green should never be seen except upon an Irish Queen.” ~ Colour Rhyme Or… if it’s in my Yellow Split Pea and Cassava Soup! This soup is colourful, healthy and packed with flavour. Love finding unusual new vegetables for soup! I always pre-soak the split peas overnight. Ingredients: 100g pre-soaked yellow split peas […]

Chicken and Oyster Mushroom for Souper- Saturday…

  “Is there chicken in chickpeas?” ~ Helen Adams, Big Brother 2001 No….but there are chickpeas in my Chicken and Oyster Mushroom Soup 😂 It’s wet, windy, so let’s make chicken soup! No need to mince the garlic; just crush it. Sauté the banana shallots, celery and garlic.  Ingredients: 200g cooked chickpeas  1 chicken breast 1l chicken stock […]

Chicken Carrot and Ginger for Souper-Saturday…

“Soup is cuisine’s kindest course.” ~ Virginia Woolfe Soup at this time of year is a must. This week’s soup has the added flavour of ginger, which I love and the poached and shredded chicken is a bonus! Prep up the vegetables. Sauté the onion and celery. Ingredients: 1tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, chopped […]

Spicy Carrot and Coriander For Souper-Saturday…

“Carrots are devine…You get a dozen for a dime, It’s maaaa-gic!” – Bugs Bunny Okay…maybe not for a dime these days Bugs, but still cheap and great value. Just what I need for my Spicy Carrot and Coriander Soup! The spices and herbs make this my version of Carrot and Coriander. Chop and slice the carrots…okay…you […]

Minestrone for Souper-Saturday…

“This beloved Italian soup isn’t just hearty and healthy- it’s really flexible.” -Martha Stewart I really favour the flexibility of this soup; made with whatever vegetables are in season. Add in beans and pasta and you have great stew-like soup for a mid-week supper. What a colourful selection of ingredients! Celery, onion and carrots make the soffrito-base for this […]