NOVEMBER – Ham And Potato Soup

NOVEMBER – Ham And Potato Soup

This recipe was found on the web site www.allrecipes.com Ham & Potato soup   Ingredients 3 1/2 cups peeled and diced potatoes 1/3 cup diced celery 1/3 cup finely chopped onion 3/4 cup diced cooked ham 3 1/4 cups water 2 tablespoons chicken bouillon granules 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste 1 teaspoon ground white or black pepper, or to taste 5 tablespoons butter 5 tablespoons all-purpose...

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OCTOBER – Cream Of Wild Mushroom Soup

Cream of Wild Mushroom Soup Recipe   This is a deliciously creamy concoction.   Ingredients: 1/2 Cup Dried Porcini 1/2 Cup Dried Morels 3 Cups Hot Water 1/2 lb. Fresh Mushrooms 3 Garlic Cloves, finely chopped 1/3 Cup Shallots, finely chopped 5 Tbsp. Butter 8 Tbsp. Flour Salt and Pepper 4 Cups Chicken Stock 1 Cup Heavy Cream 1/4 Chive, snipped 1/4 Cup Parsley, finely chopped Splash...

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September – Roasted Tomato and Pasta Soup

September – Roasted Tomato and Pasta Soup

This is a very tasty recipe passed on by a friend, hope you enjoy!   Roasted Tomato and Pasta Soup   Ingredients 500g ripe tomatoes (a mixture – plum large and small, cherry etc) 1 large red pepper seeded and quartered 1 large onion, quartered 2 garlic cloves, unpeeled 1 tbsp olive oil 1.2 litres stock A good pinch of granulated sugar 90g small pasta shapes Salt and...

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AUGUST – Courgette Soup

AUGUST – Courgette Soup

This is a great receipe for using up a glut of homegrown courgettes!       INGREDIENTS  450g Courgettes, diced with their skins left on 50g butter 110g potatoes, peeled and diced 1 large onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 850ml chicken / vegetable stock 150ml single cream (optional) salt & pepper   METHOD   1.         Melt the butter gently in a...

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JULY – Mega Carrot Cake

JULY – Mega Carrot Cake

This recipe was sourced from an Asda magazine many years ago, I have tried many carrot cake recipes and this is definitely one of my favourites as I hope you will agree!     Mega carrot cake   Makes: 18 Pieces Ready in 2 hours 15 mins Ingredients Zest and juice of one large orange 175g Sultanas 150g Pecan Nuts 300g Self Raising Flour 2 level tsp mixed spice 1 ½ level tsp...

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June – Fresh Pea and Mint

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ina-garten/fresh-pea-soup-recipe/index.html Who can resist Fresh Pea and Mint soup?  A very simple yet substantial soup, with amazing flavours!  We found the original recipe on foodnetwork.com (linked above).   Ingredients 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 cups chopped leeks, white and light green parts (2 leeks) 1 cup chopped yellow onion 4 cups chicken...

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