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Wed 20-Oct-10
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Nanny Cook
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Just made a large pot of Leek and Potato Soup!  Must be the cold weather that made me do it! chefi_am_hungry

Wed 20-Oct-10
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Know that feeling.  I'm a confirmed soup addict whatever the time of year but there's something about this crisp weather that demands soup.

Leek + Potato's one of my faves.  i_am_hungry

I made a curried roasted cauli one recently - very good indeed if I say so myself.  Must put the recipe on the blog, not done so yet!  Adapted it from one online so pleased with myself. laugh

 

Wed 20-Oct-10
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Nanny Cook said:

Just made a large pot of Leek and Potato Soup!  Must be the cold weather that made me do it! chefi_am_hungry


 

Try it with just a hint of chilli powder....really good for keeping out the cold....chef

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Wed 20-Oct-10
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I've just downed a bowl of peapod soup. I couldn't bear the thought of wasting all the pods so souped and froze them through the summer.

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Wed 20-Oct-10
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I'm up for a bowl of lovely spiced pumpkin soup after buying my first wedge of pumpkin of the year:

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Wed 20-Oct-10
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I looked up a pea-pod soup recipe, here is one from the Telegraph.  Shame that I don't have any pea-pods¦


Peapod soup (serves 2-3)

  • 1lb/450g peas in the pod
  • 2-3 outer lettuce leaves
  • half-1 pint/250-500ml water or light chicken stock
  • 1 tsp sugar

Shell the peas and use all but a cupful in another recipe. Wash the pods and snip off the stalks. Boil, together with the lettuce leaves, in the water or stock until the pods are soft. Puree in a liquidiser and sieve. Season with sugar and salt. Cook the peas and add to the soup. Serve with yogurt and croutons.


I'll try that again!

Wed 20-Oct-10
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Those all sound great!  I love pumpkin soup too.

TA- I can't get your link to work.  frown

Wed 20-Oct-10
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Ahem, embarassed that's because I was going to paste the recipe in, not link to it.  I've edited that post now so you should be able to see it.  Thanks for alerting me. roll_eyes

I'll try that again!

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Made a big vat of pumpkin soup the other day- been enjoying it every evening...just downed the last mugfull. I love pumpkin soup, especially with a little touch of chilli..

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Wed 20-Oct-10
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I've never managed to get to grips with pumpkin or squash soups, they always seem to lack something or are too sweet. Sigh.

I'll try that again!

Wed 20-Oct-10
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Thanks TA!  big_hug  Guess it'll have to wait to next year though but handy to have a use for them rather than chucking the pods.

Roast Cauli soup here now - it was really very good!  i_am_hungry

Wed 20-Oct-10
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Thanks for that Ruth, it does sound good.  I don't stock curry powder, so I would probably use the spices that I normally use for Masoor Daal and add some smoked paprika for depth of flavour.  I do love cauliflower and, as you say, it is delicious roasted.

I'll try that again!

Wed 20-Oct-10
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Thanks for the soup recipe Ruthdigs. I've not come across a roasted cauliflower soup before and this does look rather good.

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Wed 20-Oct-10
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1st time I've done it but it really was lovely and simple too.  Just adapt to your taste of curry like TA says.  Do try roast cauli on it's own though - YUM!! i_am_hungry

Wed 20-Oct-10
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Smoked paprika... hmmm... Guess what I'll be adding to my next squash soup.

My favourite is lentil and ham, made with one of the supercheap ham hocks from the butcher. If only G was more a fan of soup teas. I've even done them with home made crusty bread, or sandwiches, and he still feels he's missing his meat & spuds.

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