Tag Archives: Soups

O Cisco! Gazpacho!

I have never been anywhere close to the Texas-Mexico border-lands frequented by the fictional Cisco Kid and his side-kick Pancho, but I would be surprised if you couldn’t find a taberna with gazpacho – my favourite tomato soup – on … Continue reading

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Mushroom & leek soup

As a child, the only edible mushrooms I knew about came buttered and stewed, in a tin, and were eaten as a side dish with a grilled piece of steak. Sad but true! Even as an adult, cooking mostly vegetarian … Continue reading

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Borscht: low in fat, high on colour

It is nearly four decades since I first made some borscht, using a recipe that came with my first food processor. It was summer time in Perth, so I ┬áserved it as a cold soup. In the cooler climes of … Continue reading

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Minestrone: nutritious, comforting and in demand!

In many different parts of the world, chicken noodle soup or its local equivalent is regarded as the quintessential comfort soup, to be dispensed to those suffering from any one of various ailments, ranging from the common cold, through end-of-weekend … Continue reading

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Pea and ham soup

Pea and ham soup is the hearty, warming type of dish that appeals to residents of those parts of Australia that are chilly for long periods in winter; and to people who experience similar conditions on the other continents. I … Continue reading

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