Category Archives: Soups

Light, healthy & summery on TV3- Fragrant Pea Soup & Salmon Chow Mein

Two light and healthy dishes on Sunday AM this week! Watch the Fragrant Pea Soup here and the Salmon Chow Mein here Fragrant Pea & Lemongrass Soup (Serves 4-6)   Ingredients: 1 onion 1 clove garlic 1 red chilli 2 stalks of lemongrass A thumbsized piece of ginger 850 ml chicken or vegetable stock 450 g fresh […]

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Spicy Tomato & Basil Soup

This is a really simple and quick Spicy Tomato & Basil Soup. A little spice is great to warm you up but you can leave it out if you wish. We made this at one of our Kid’s Cookery Camps and all the children loved it! Spicy Tomato & Basil Soup Ingredients: 1 onion, diced […]

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Christmassy Sage & Chestnut Soup

I love chestnut soup! I have made lots of variations of it and taken inspiration from many recipes for this one. I particularly like Nigella Lawson’s version but I have tweaked it so many times that the following recipe is by far my favourite way to do it. By all means, roast the chestnuts yourself […]

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Fragrant & Gently Spiced Butternutsquash & Sweet Potato Soup

I first made this soup at Fairyhouse Cookery School a few years ago and was mad about it. It has since become a regular feature both at home and at cookery lessons where the punters always love it! It is a really hearty and filling soup and perfect for lunch or even as a lighter […]

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Jerusalem Artichoke Soup with Truffle Oil

On a recent trip to O’Briens Chop House in Lismore, Co. Waterford, I had a small taster of their Jerusalem Artichoke soup. Richard is a very gracious host who picked up on my heavy hints about wanting to try the soup but also wanting game terrine for my starter by letting me have a little […]

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