Sauces & Soups

Asparagus soup

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A vegan/vegetarian recipe from The Flexitarian Ingredients 500g asparagus (1lb) 1 medium leek 1 onion (finely chopped) 4 garlic cloves (crushed) Juice of 1 lemon soya cream or single cream 1 litre vegetable stock bread to make croutons 1 garlic clove olive oil salt & pepper Method Heat… Read More »Asparagus soup

Beet Kvass

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A drink which is possibly Ukranian in origin. Recipe and picture from TinandThymeUK Ingredients 3 medium sized organic beetroots – scrubbed well 1 ½ tsp sea salt spring water (not tap water) Method Chop the beetroot into rough chunks and place in the bottom of a sealable 1… Read More »Beet Kvass

Fire cider

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Recipe by Diana Earnshaw Fire cider is a traditional drink, taken to ward off seasonal infections and boosts the immune system. It is also said to be anti-inflammatory. There seem to be as many recipes for fire cider as people who post the recipe, therefore this is my… Read More »Fire cider

Spiced Squash Soup

Recipe based on one from Olive Magazine, with immune system-boosting spices. Ingredients 1 large white onion, diced 2 green apples, peeled and chopped ½ tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp ground ginger ¼ tsp chilli powder 1 ½ tsp fine sea salt 2 kg butternut squash, peeled, de-seeded and… Read More »Spiced Squash Soup

Thick Onion Soup

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Recipe from Christmas Farm. This would be a really tasty and substantial lunch if served with cheese scones. Ingredients 75g butter 500g onions finely chopped 1 clove garlic crushed 40g plain flour 600ml stock (Chicken or vegetable) 600ml milk 2-3tsp lemon juice 1 pinch ground allspice 1 bay leaf… Read More »Thick Onion Soup

Curried Turkey Soup

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Use up your turkey leftovers in this soup. Or try a vegan alternative. Recipe based on one from Simply Recipes. Photo from Pixabay. Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter 1 large onion, chopped 2 celery sticks, chopped (or swap for your chopped leftover veg) 3 medium carrots, chopped (or swap… Read More »Curried Turkey Soup

Curried ‘no turkey’ soup

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A vegan version of this curried turkey soup, adapted by Penny Wenham Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter alternative or oil – at True Food we sell Naturli Organic Block, which tastes very buttery and contains no palm oil, as well as several suitable oils 1 large onion, chopped 2… Read More »Curried ‘no turkey’ soup

Homity Soup

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By Diana Earnshaw All the flavours of the 1970s Homity Pie that was so popular at the time. If you have some leftover cooked potatoes you can add them before pureeing. If you don’t have 300g of cooked potato, just use what you have and make up the… Read More »Homity Soup

Homity Soup – vegan

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Adapted by Penny Wenham from a recipe by Diana Earnshaw As Diana says in her original recipe, “If you have some leftover cooked potatoes you can add them before pureeing. If you don’t have 300g of cooked potato, just use what you have and make up the weight… Read More »Homity Soup – vegan

Cauliflower Cheese Soup

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Based on and picture taken from a recipe  from Easy Cheesy Vegetarian Ingredients 1/2 tbsp oil 1 medium onion, sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 medium head cauliflower, cut into chunks 1 medium potato, diced fairly small 750 ml vegetable stock (or chicken stock) 1/4 tsp dried parsley Black… Read More »Cauliflower Cheese Soup