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Chickpea & turnip top soup

Whenever – and it’s a regular event I’m afraid – I look up at the clock, expecting it to be 11.30am and finding it’s 1.30pm already, I whip up some very simple soup, often involving jars of ready-cooked pulses. This … Continue reading

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Celeriac & cauliflower soup

I’m no fan of celery but I do like the sweetish, earthy flavour of its relation celeriac, a knobbly-looking root which is in fact a hypocotyl – the below-ground stem of a leaf – and not a root at all, … Continue reading

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Bean soup with kale & mushrooms

Here’s another great winter soup. It requires a little forethought (ie remembering to soak the beans) but once you have that ingredient ready, it takes very little time at all. Of course, you could cheat and use beans out of … Continue reading

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Spicy tomato and lentil soup

When the days get shorter and chillier, but you still have some tardy tomatoes clinging to your plants, this warming soup is a great way to use them up. You’ll probably have to pick the fruit before they’re deep red, … Continue reading

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