Bev

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Cabbage Soup – A Hearty Fall Meal

Cabbage Soup – A Hearty Fall Meal

Cabbage is one of those local crops that loves the cold weather. It’s fairly easy to get right now. I love to make soup that brings back childhood memories
Ham Soup With Dumplings

Ham Soup With Dumplings

We had barely finished eating our dinner on St Stephen’s Day last year when I realised we had run out of milk
Mulligatawny soup

Mulligatawny soup

The recipe for Mulligatawny soup is one that has stood the test of time. It can be found in Eliza Acton’s Modern Cookery for Private Families which was published in 1845 and there was a mention in The Sporting Magazine in 1798
Broccoli and potato cream soup

Broccoli and potato cream soup

Winter doesn't. seem to be over yet, so let us eat soup. A soup with broccoli and. potato is something fine and I occasionally like to enjoy it
Cabbage Soup With Harissa and Ginger

Cabbage Soup With Harissa and Ginger

This vegan cabbage soup with harissa and ginger had everyone stumped when I put it on Facebook for a game of ‘Guess the Soup’
Chicken Soup with Matzo Balls

Chicken Soup with Matzo Balls

A delicious chicken soup that I have learned is not a traditional Hanukkah food. Hanukkah started yesterday
Pasticcio, Pastitsio

Pasticcio, Pastitsio

This is a version of the Mediterranean dish variously called Pasticcio, Pastitsio, Pastizzio etc. The origin of this dish is obscure, and various nations lay claim to its invention, but it seems to be universally popular in the Northern Mediterranean - Italy, Greece and Turkey in particular
Pastitsio - Greek pasta bake

Pastitsio - Greek pasta bake

 . The theme for this month's global cooking challenge, hosted by Chris at Cooking Around the World, is Greece
Slow Cooker Carrot and Coriander Soup

Slow Cooker Carrot and Coriander Soup

Well, we're back to school after the long summer holiday and that means I have to start thinking in advance about what I want for lunch
Lamb Kleftiko (Arni Kleftiko)

Lamb Kleftiko (Arni Kleftiko)

After marinating overnight, this tasty dish pretty much takes care of itself with a long slow roast. Named after the 'Klephts' - Greek bandits of the countryside who would allegedly steal the odd lamb or goat and cook it in sealed pit ovens, to avoid the smoke being seen - lamb kleftiko is usually cooked slowly on the bone after marinating in lemon juice, garlic, herbs and olive oil
Tortilla (spanish omelette)

Tortilla (spanish omelette)

I woke upon Sunday to a sneezing fit. In order not to wake Gipsy Spread, I got out of bed and began to attend to the day

Aubergine curry

I so admire people who plan their meals a week in advance, and know exactly what and when they would be cooking
Chickpea and lentil and spinach cheats curry

Chickpea and lentil and spinach cheats curry

Chickpeas are a great standby staple and the other day I had a craving for a warming curry, weird I know considering its August in the UK, but the summer weather this year has been really disappointing and even quite cool on a couple of occasions
Lamb curry with basmati rice

Lamb curry with basmati rice

Heat a large saucepan and add one tablespoon of the vegetable oil and then the lamb. Cook over a high heat for 3-4 minutes, or until the lamb is golden-brown all over, then remove and set aside
crispy chinese pork belly

crispy chinese pork belly

rocking naked in the corner of a dark room. as the cold sweats coursed through my body and the taste of this glorious crispy pork belly finally leaves my system I realised that I had just eaten the last of the pork belly that my dear friend Zena delivered to me in December
Slow Cooker Beef Curry

Slow Cooker Beef Curry

Although spring is just around the corner, it's still pretty nippy and a piping hot curry is very welcome - especially when it's been bubbling away in the slow cooker all day
British beef Raj curry

British beef Raj curry

Melt the butter in a large, sturdy pan over a medium heat. Add the steak, in batches, and fry for a few minutes until browned and then remove to a plate