Dinner

A winter rescue – Yellow split pea, curry and bacon soup

  I can’t rave enough about this soup. It was born out of a lack of ingredients, which seems to be a common theme in my cooking. I had a big bag of bacon bones from Jordo’s Chop Shop, and was wanting to do a pea and ham soup for the cold winter weekend. Who…… Continue reading A winter rescue – Yellow split pea, curry and bacon soup

Dinner

Roasted pumpkin and chestnut soup, Canberra autumn in a bowl

I saw this recipe in the Canberra section of Goodfood.com.au and knowing that I had a big Queensland Blue in the cupboard from the Collector pumpkin festival, and excited about embarking on a hunt for local chestnuts, this was a recipe high on my list of things to cook this weekend. I love that I…… Continue reading Roasted pumpkin and chestnut soup, Canberra autumn in a bowl

Day to Day Stuff · Dinner

Potato and leek soup, with whatever is in the bottom of the fridge.

I’ve been given a big bag of spuds from dad, and just happen to have 3 leeks, a cauli and some bacon languishing in the bottom of my fridge. We eat so much meat in this house, it’s time for soup. SO laments, “But soup isn’t a meal. Even meat soup isn’t a meal”. Unless…… Continue reading Potato and leek soup, with whatever is in the bottom of the fridge.