Soups

Soup of the day: Spring Green Soup in a Peruvian Style

Hope you will enjoy this vibrant, delicious and nutritious green soup in a Peruvian style with a little twist. Yuzu Kosho will put the taste of the dish to the next level. Traditionally this soup is made with fresh green Peruvian chilli, but I really like my new version with […]

 

Yuzu Kosho. Spicy Funky Japanese Condiment.

Yuzu Kosho is a hot and citrusy fermented Japanese condiment made with fresh yuzu citrus zest, green chilli peppers, and salt. After years of exploring Asian food, I didn’t think I would get surprised by anything so much, but I did! A few months ago my friend Neville sent me […]

 

Soup of the day: Lamb meatball, butternut pumpkin and chickpea soup.

When the temperature has dropped down significantly what could be better than a warming bowl of aromatic and hearty homemade soup. This soup, inspired by Middle Eastern cuisine, is a perfect pairing of the sweetness of butternut squash, nuttiness of bulgur and chickpea, and lamb meatballs, that is a key […]

 

Soup of the day: Chicken Meatballs and Green Vegetables in Flavourful Broth

Nutritious and delicious winter soup. This low carb chicken soup is packed with green vegetables and chicken meatballs, and Asians flavours. Add a little restaurant-style twist to this dish. Maillard reaction makes this soup is absolutely delicious.If you still can’t imagine your meal without carbs, a healthy soba noodle perfectly […]

 

Soup of the Day: Greek Egg-Lemon Chicken Soup

This Greek lemon chicken soup is comforting, fresh, and nourishing. It is a heavenly, velvety soup with a savoury chicken broth, orzo pasta, refreshing lemons and custardy eggs. This quick and easy soup could be made in 20 minutes, and only 4 ingredients required. Why have I never heard about […]

 

Soup of the Day: Quick and Easy Prawn and Dumpling Soup

Soup season never ends. But it’s especially key as the temperature drops and a bowl of soup becomes equivalent to a fluffy cosy sweater. Winter is just around the corner, it’s a perfect time to share with you all my favourite soup recipes which are warming, nourishing, delicious, and can […]

 

Melon and Kimchi Gazpacho.

You can call it “Hangover Gazpacho soup” or “Savoury green smoothie” or “Probiotic Immunity Booster” or “Refreshing chilled summer soup”. You decide. The sweetness of the melon, the freshness of the cucumber, the acidic of the lime and the umami of kimchi creates this amazing flavour combination. This delicious savoury […]

 

Purple kumara and cauliflower cream soup

This colourful thick and creamy vegetable soup served with crispy BBQ corn nibbles will become your new favourite soup! It’s the perfect blend of light and easy when you want a quick, hearty meal.  

 

Kitchari. Ayurvedic Healing and Nourishing Porridge.

Kitchari is a one-pot dish made from white basmati rice, yellow split mung beans, ghee butter, vegetables and digestive spices that are traditionally used in Ayurveda to balance the digestion and gently detoxify, whilst nourishing all the tissues of your body. Kitchari is also known as an incredibly healing Ayurvedic […]

 

How to make the best chicken broth.

Just a cup of beautiful chicken broth. Did you know that bone broth is awesome because it’s one of the best things you can eat to boost your immune system? This is also my skincare secret and super powerful joints supplement. Collagen and gelatin are the most abundant protein in […]

 

Harissa Lentil Soup. Quick and easy soup in minutes.

When the temperature is dropping down, what could be better than a bowl of hearty delicious warming soup for dinner? The flavorful smoky-spicy North African Harissa paste brings the taste of this Middle-Eastern style soup to the next level. Serve it with a dollop of yoghurt and warm 2-ingredient flatbread […]

 

Melon and Cucumber Gazpacho. Vegan recipe.

During the hot days of summer, there’s no better way to cool off than with a refreshing bowl of melon and cucumber gazpacho. The recipe is super easy!Blitz in the blender: 1 small melon (peeled, seeded, chopped), 1/2 of telegraph cucumber (seeded, chopped), 2 tablespoons chopped red onion, a few […]

 

Red Lentil Soup with Roasted Vegetables. Vegan, GF recipe.

Spring is in the air, herbs in my little garden already wake up after winter. Mint, parsley, borage and nasturtium flowers, aromatic and full of vitamins. Can’t wait to see asparagus and broad beans on a farmers markets. My dinners transformed into lighter meals with seasonal vegetables, greens, and herbs. This dish […]

 

Crispy Tofu and Prawn Spicy Noodle Soup. GF recipe.

Indulge your cold-weather cravings this season with a hot bowl of homemade soup. This spicy soup is a fusion of Ethiopian and Malaysian flavors. Asia and Africa meet in a big bowl. Fragrant spicy broth, firm rice noodles, delicious crispy tofu and sweet prawn. This is a flavour explosion in a […]

 

Thai Style Green Curry Soup. GF recipe.

What’s perfect for Auckland’s stormy weather? Bowl of fragrant delicious green curry soup with nourishing rice noodles, mouth-watering oyster mushrooms and plenty of crunchy green vegetables. Delicious! Add your favourite seasonal vegetables and mushrooms. Cauliflower, zucchini, Asian eggplant, long beans, mung bean sprouts or broccolini work great in this recipe.