Posts Tagged “soup”

Ramen: 50 classic ramen and Asian noodle soups

Ramen: 50 classic ramen and Asian noodle soups

Winner of ‘Best Japanese Cookbook UK’ in Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, Ramen: 50 classic ramen and Asian noodle soups has its literary finger on the culinary pulse of restaurant trends. Ramen is a comforting combination of noodles, distinctive and flavourful broth, and various toppings. In its simplest form, ramen includes wheat noodles, a umami-rich soup…

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Burpee Welcome Autumn With Home Grown Flavours

Burpee Welcome Autumn With Home Grown Flavours

It’s Autumn Equinox today…so let’s get that soup pan bubbling for a home-grown tasty treat! We are now in the season of reaping the rewards of the seeds that we have sown for our autumn bounty of vegetables.  We cannot wait to get cooking some good, healthy, comfort food. Now is the time that we…

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Hearty Minestrone Soup

Hearty Minestrone Soup

From Whole Foods Market   Serves 6 to 8 Packed with vegetables, beans and pasta, this soup is a meal in itself. Serve Hearty Minestrone Soup with crusty bread and a green salad. Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 6 cups low-sodium vegetable broth 1 cup…

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itsu Chilli Miso – soup and more

itsu Chilli Miso – soup and more

We might think we know all about Japanese food. It’s sushi, isn’t it? In fact there is a dish that is eaten more often than that aforementioned raw fish and rice, and that is miso soup – and one can enjoy that at almost every meal in Japan, including breakfast. Miso, the central ingredient to…

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Kanada-Ya Panton Street – Haymarket

Kanada-Ya Panton Street – Haymarket

This is my second visit to this small but perfectly appointed chain of Japanese cafés. Kanada-Ya presents a casual den for those who love noodles. You can read my first article here …and it’s glowing. https://www.mostlyfood.co.uk/index.php/kanada-ya-or-how-i-found-my-noodle/ Specialising in authentic Tonkotsu ramen, the brand was founded by Kanada Kazuhiro in Yukuhashi, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, in 2009. …

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Creamy Curried Cauliflower Soup

Creamy Curried Cauliflower Soup

Curry powder and almond milk conspire here with the cauliflower to produce a full-flavored blended soup that’s creamy on the palate without including any actual cream. The toasted sunflower seeds on top are a beautiful touch both floating in the bowl and crunching in the mouth. From Whole Foods Market   Serves 4 Ingredients 1/4…

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Broccoli and Stilton Soup with Stilton Croûtons

Broccoli and Stilton Soup with Stilton Croûtons

From BBC Food   Our creamy broccoli soup with bubbling Stilton croutons is the perfect antidote to the winter blues.   Ingredients 350g/12oz broccoli, florets and stalks cut into small pieces 400ml/14fl oz vegetable stock 25g/1oz butter 4 spring onions, finely sliced 50g/1¾oz Stilton, crumbled, or to taste 100ml/3½fl oz double cream salt and freshly…

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Better than Chicken Soup

Better than Chicken Soup

From Whole Foods Market   Serves 4 to 6 This immune-boosting soup is made with a virtual garden of powerful ingredients that contain beneficial nutrients for your immune system.   Ingredients 1 small yellow onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, sliced 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 8 fresh shiitake mushrooms, stemmed and…

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Asparagus Soup

Asparagus Soup

From BBC Food   Make the most of the short asparagus season with this simple yet delicious soup.   Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 400g/14oz asparagus, finely chopped 500ml/18fl oz hot chicken or veg stock salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 tbsp double cream   Method Heat the olive oil…

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Hearty Turkey Noodle Soup

Hearty Turkey Noodle Soup

From Whole Foods Market   Serves 4 An after-Thanksgiving tradition in some homes, this is a smart and satisfying way to use leftover turkey. Our version is loaded with antioxidant-rich ingredients to help keep you healthy during this stressful season.   Ingredients 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 yellow…

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Italian Chowder with Cod and Kale

Italian Chowder with Cod and Kale

From Whole Foods Market   Serves 4 Here’s a satisfying family recipe incorporating seafood into your Health Starts Here™ lifestyle. It’s made with just enough of our frozen Wild-Caught Pacific Cod to provide good flavour to the broth and vegetables. This cod is value priced but high-quality, pure seafood never bathed or dipped in artificial…

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Kanada-Ya (or how I found my noodle) – restaurant review

Kanada-Ya (or how I found my noodle) – restaurant review

I have wanted to visit for a while. No, this isn’t a Michelin-starred restaurant. No, one isn’t dazzled by drifts of white linen tablecloths or the shine of silverware. It’s a café, or at least a café of the Japanese kind. Kanada-Ya is a ramen bar. There is quite a bit of choice if one…

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Spiced Beef Soup

Spiced Beef Soup

From Sainsbury’s   A warming, mildly spiced soup, packed with flavour. Serves: 4 Preparation time: 10 Minutes Cooking time: 40 Minutes   Ingredients 1 tablespoon madras curry paste 1 onion, chopped 2 carrots, diced 75g potato, diced 250g Taste the Difference minced beef 400g can chopped tomatoes 1.2 litres fresh beef stock Freshly ground black…

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Great Homemade Soups by Paul Gayler – review

Great Homemade Soups by Paul Gayler – review

Chef Paul Gayler is one of the food industry’s gems. He is a well respected man with years of worthy career behind him. He is executive chef at London’s celebrated Lanesborough Hotel and has a shelf of cookbooks to his credit. This Great Homemade Soups – A Cook’s Collection is the latest one and it…

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Ramen at YO! Sushi – restaurant review

Ramen at YO! Sushi – restaurant review

I guess it’s a sign of the times. We want good food but money is tight so we look for something delicious, fun and warming in this typical 6-month cold snap. Ramen is now available at YO! in London and it’s easy to see why it’s exciting the attention of the dining population. Ramen is…

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Soups for your Slow Cooker by Diana Peacock – review

Soups for your Slow Cooker by Diana Peacock – review

All enthusiastic home cooks have a kitchen stuffed with gadgets and gizmos. We have a little knife just used to make roses out of radishes, there is the spiky thing for baking spuds, and an electric carving knife that granddad uses on Christmas Day, or he would if it wasn’t lost behind that automatic sauce-making…

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200 Soups by Madge Baird – review

200 Soups by Madge Baird – review

Well, it’s the season for it. Heathrow has been fog-bound and we have moved the garden pot-plants nearer the house. The central heating is now on full-time and the hot-water bottles have been brought out of mothballs. It’s nearly winter. That came around quick! We are musing on hearty meals and hot comfort foods; saving…

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The Soup Book – cookbook review

The Soup Book – cookbook review

It seems to come around faster every year. Winter, that is. Should I bracket that along with policemen looking younger and Arial 10-point computer typeface looking smaller? Whatever it is, this is once again the season for soup. The Soup Book features over 250 soup recipes and it’s true that there are some designed to…

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