Category: Soups

Caldo Verde

I discovered this soup when looking up what I could make with ingredients left over in the fridge: a couple of potatoes, some kale, a leek and some chorizo sausages. It turns out thats just what you need to make a quick-fix caldo verde, green broth in Portuguese. Maybe green broth will be the next…

Lemony Lentil Sumac Soup

This magic soup will warm you on a chilly day while shrinking your waistline. Sumac is a Middle Eastern spice made from crushed dried berries. It adds a lovely subtle sweetness alongside the tang of the lemon juice. Garam masala is a brilliant store cupboard essential as it is a combination of lots of spices…

Portuguese Chicken, Lemon and Mint Soup

I first came across this soup in a little bakery in Tavira, Portugal. I just fell in love with the comforting combination of chicken, lemon and mint. Its so simple to make and always a winner. A friend of mine admits to having this about once a week now! Serves 4 2 litres chicken stock…