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Category: soup

A delicious warming soup, perfect for a simple and quick meal, serve with crusty bread.


Serves 6


2 tablespoons of butter

1 tablespoon of vegetable Oil

1 onion chopped

2 garlic cloves, chopped

2cm piece of ginger, chopped

1 chilli deseeded and chopped, or chilli flakes

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon ground coriander

½ teaspoon ground turmeric

1 carrot, chopped

1 celery stalk, chopped

1 leek, chopped

4/5 parsnips peeled and chopped

2 tablespoons of fresh chopped coriander

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A good, traditional soup, perfect for the winter evenings.

Serves 4


25g butter

2 large leeks, finely sliced

1 onion roughly chopped

250g potatoes, peeled and roughly chopped

750ml vegetable or chicken stock

300ml milk

Salt and pepper


 Melt the butter in a large saucepan, add the leeks, potatoes and onion.  Stir well so they are covered in butter.  Cook over a low heat for aboutr 15 minutes, until the vegetables are soft, stirring them constantly to stop them becoming brown.  Add the vegetable or chicken stock and milk.  Bring to the boil, then turn down the heat and simmer gently for approx. 20 – 30 minutes until all the vegetables are tender.  Season to taste.  The soup can be served like this or blended if you prefer a smoother texture. read more

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