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Chickpea, Spinach & Porcini Soup

I love a good rant.  Nothing thrills me more than having something to fume about, but it’s been a while since anyone has really incurred my wrath.  Enter Parcelforce.  I admit I’m not a fan of delayed gratification.  When I … Continue reading

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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Despite my mother’s best efforts to inflict the dreaded Michael Buble on me, there is only one Christmas CD that is acceptable in my house:  A Christmas Gift for You from Phil Spector.  While I do not like the man … Continue reading

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Parsnip & Stilton Soup

One of the things I missed most about the UK during my years abroad was…Tesco.  It may sound silly, but there’s a lot to be said for a familiar British supermarket.  The layout is logical, the queues are never too … Continue reading

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Cauliflower & Corn Chowder

Chowder always makes me think of Disneyland.  When I was backpacking I swung by the theme park in California and my travel companion at the time went to one of the themed restaurants for a corn chowder served in a … Continue reading

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Courgette, Pea & Pesto Soup

I am in the midst of a largely rubbish week, the sort of week in which all I want is to stay under my duvet and eat obscene amounts of bread and butter pudding.  But alas, I must rouse myself … Continue reading

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Mexican Bean & Tomato Soup

About two months ago I gave up something I loved (more on that on Thursday) and took up something I hated.  Jogging.  I had only jogged once before, a disastrous mission when I was home from Vietnam one Christmas.  I … Continue reading

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Hearty Tortellini Soup

Last week I calculated that the end of January marks the halfway point of my time in Hong Kong.  I have been here for a whopping nineteen months, and have another nineteen to go.  In some ways it feels like … Continue reading

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Creamy Mushroom Soup

This was my second attempt at cooking on my induction cooker, and while it was still a bit problematic, I think I’m getting the hang of it.  But nothing ever runs smoothly – this time the problem arose when I … Continue reading

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Easy Pumpkin Soup

Following on from the gory Eyeball Pasta, here’s a more sophisticated and traditional Halloween dish.  I love the sweetness of pumpkin, which is balanced here by the curry powder to give it that extra kick and warmth.  This soup is so thick … Continue reading

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Curried Parsnip Soup

I used to believe that parsnips, along with turkey, cranberries and chocolate oranges, were only available for two weeks in December.  They are one of my favourite vegetables, but I would eat them once a year and then believe that … Continue reading

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