Creamy Spinach Soup with Toasted Almonds

Coming into summer (although is it, really?) isn’t the most obvious time for soup, but there are still plenty of colder evenings. Last night = FREEZING. Or if you have an office as cold as mine, every lunchtime is soup-appropriate. I’m always in the market for a new blended soup – this one is really quick and…

Butternut & Coriander Soup with Shredded Chicken

Winter is coming and it demands warm, comforting food. Both butternut and chicken are classic soup fare, so it’s no surprise that they go well together in this recipe. Normally I hate bits of anything in soup, but here the tender pieces of chicken make the soup feel more like a proper meal…I think it’s the combination…

Chorizo & Gorgonzola Tomato Soup

It seems weird to post a recipe for soup on a 32 degree day, but all Capetonians know that the Easter weekend signifies the beginning of winter. And if your office is half as cold as mine, you’ll no doubt desperately inhale anything hot any chance you get. My feelings about soup and liquid ‘foods’…

Creamy Cherry Tomato Soup

 For a long time I had trouble thinking of soup as food, rather than a tasty snack. Kind of like yoghurt, but for winter. For me, food needs to be bitten or have a crunch to really count. So the addition of some toasted garlic bruschettas, with or without cream cheese (I recommend with), convinces…