The everything leek and potato soup

It is funny, this week marks my 1st anniversary of cooking for my son. I spent the first few months coming up with nutritious and tasty purees, then it became thicker foods that resembled actual food, then came the finger foods and things that had hidden vegetables it in. All was going really well, until…

Greek lemon and chicken soup

Finally with a little time on my hands, I am back to my kitchen in a productive and busy manner. With little time before the baby arrives, I had envisioned stocking the freezer to the brim with snacks and meals for when our hands are full. To do this though, I have to empty the…

Celeriac and apple soup

The weather here, has turned. We had a good stint of glorious sun and calm spring days and now we are back to sun/wind/rain/hailstones and sun again, all a bit topsy turvy. With weather like this, what food I am in the mood for changes constantly. But soup is always one of those dishes that…

Soup soup and more soup!

Since my last posting of my berry and almond cake, I am sad to say that my little laptop died a death. I have not been able to check my page nor to post anything. Eventually I remembered that my wonderful sister gave me her old mac years ago, so having reinstalled it and set…

Winter Warmers

It is cold, wet and windy outside and there is a big storm coming our way. We (Cara and I) embraced the weather this morning and went for a run down the pier at seven am. Half way back, we got caught in the rain which felt like ice and then the wind picked up…

No fuss soup and bread

So my dad sent me a text request for a veg based soup with spinach. Most of the time I just throw soups together with whatever is left in the fridge. I have a few soups that I don’t mess with and funnily enough spinach soup is one of them. So I finished work and…

Comforting chicken noodle soup

It has been a long two weeks since I wrote a post and boy have I missed it. I’ve been grumpy and tired and wondering what was wrong. Now I realise it is because I have not blogged or cooked properly in ages. Now sitting here, writing this,  I feel a little more like me…