• Celery cream soup You know, there are some vegetables which when you see them, you immediately have an idea of what to do with it. Like a broccoli for example. When I think of broccoli, a broccoli soup, or a gratin or just plain boiled as a side dish come to my mind. It would be the same […]
  • Potatoe and vegetable soup with minced meat With my last post I was probably way too early and optimistic talking about picknicks. Since then we had one sunny day and the rest of the week was pretty winter-like weather. In a way it was my own fault as I could have expected it from April. In German there is a saying “April […]
  • Savory goulash soup for cold days Easter is only weeks away, and I thought it’s about time to post few suitable recipes. You know, something light. I was really looking forward to it, even though outside it doesn’t feel like Spring just yet. And then today morning I looked out of the window, only to find snow and temperatures below zero.
  • Carrot soup with an orienal twist I hope you are enjoying Winter as much as I do. I have been covered in snow for the good part of this year, and mind you, the year just began. Well, more like I had to go away to see the real Winter, but who wouldn’t want to wander in waist-deep snow in -20C […]
  • My mother’s pickled cucumber soup Over the years of cooking and tasting new things and flavours, my list of favourite dishes is steadily evolving. One thing however didn’t change. And it’s the love for this soup. It was my favourite when I was a kid, and it didn’t change ever since. My mum used to make it from time to […]
  • Indian lentil soup with coconut milk In my last post, I mentioned that we are doing a meat and sugar free month. We did this once last year, but beside meat and sugar, we also gave up alcohol for a month. The first few days were Ok, but after that ..
  • Carrot cream soup with gorgonzola cream The new year started and with it also a new week. And along with it my holiday is going to an end. It is probably the first time I really did nothing during that time. Ah the blissfulness of doing nothing.
  • Zucchini soup with potato croûtons Let’s talk about zucchinis. Although its season is between June and October you can see them in the shops all year round. I have to admit, it’s one of the vegetables I always have in my fridge.
  • Minestrone, inspired by Jamie Oliver’s 15 minutes I don’t watch cooking shows very often. They always make me so hungry and a little bit jealous of how perfect and organised it all looks on the screen. Of course I’m aware of the many takes and hours it all requires, but still.
  • Mushroom soup Merry Christmas! Since yesterday in my kitchen reigns good known chaos again. The smells intersperse with each other, the sweet smell of the chocolate and gingerbreads and onions, mulled wine, fresh parsley and other spices. The sounds of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker coming from the living room round the christmassy atmosphere in my house. It’s time to […]
  • Cauliflower soup Is there a vegetable you don’t like? I’m pretty sure everyone has. For me it was a cauliflower. Maybe it was the way my parents usually prepared it, cooked and sprinkled with bread crumbs. Or maybe it was just the taste. Whatever it was, it was probably the reason why I avoided it in my […]
  • Roasted vegetables soup Well, the blog is created but lacks the content yet. And since this would be my first post here I was wondering what would be the best. Should it be something sweet? Practical? Or posh? Believe me, I was nervous. In the end I decided it to be something I would serve my friends when […]
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