easy chicken and rice soup

Recipe: Easy Chicken and Rice Soup

Keep warm and cosy with this easy Winter warming soup It's the weather for this Chicken and Rice Soup.  Not only is it a perfect weeknight meal but its quick to make, full of veggies and chicken and flavours from the Thyme is Feeling down in the dumps, cold, or just needing a comforting lift, this

Pumpkin ginger apple soup recipe

Recipe: Pumpkin, Ginger and Apple Soup (Vegan)

There’s more to pumpkins than Halloween, or if you are sick looking at pumpkins, try this with butternut squash.  The ginger and cardamom give this an exotic twist, and some much needed taste to the boring old pumpkin. This is an easy to make soup.  So simple, it doesnt need a pot!  Roast the pumpkin,

snert dutch split pea soup recipe

Recipe: Split Pea and Ham Soup

Snert yourself warm It may be Spring but it's still soup weather and this Dutch split pea soup, inspired by our trip to Stads Koffyhuis in Delft, will warm you up with its thick texture.  It's full of vegetables and pork, omit the pork for a veggie friendly version.  A classic winter dish, it's commonly

Lentil soup recipe

Recipe: Lentil Soup

Simple and comforting soup Lentil soup is one of the simplest, cheapest and easiest soups to make. It is gluten free and can easily be made vegan friendly. It's a close relative of dhal, in fact a bowl of thick meat free lentil soup topped with some spicy butter is a bowl of dhal. To


Recipe: Thai Pumpkin Soup #PumpkinRescue

Halloween is soon here and in the run up to 31st October, some 100,000 pumpkins are set to be purchased in Scotland with a truly frightening two-thirds being chucked away rather than eaten! Figures from Zero Waste Scotland reveal a massive 340,000kg of pumpkin sold in Scotland in 2014 was wasted – 230,000kg of which

union of genius soup cafe salad bread

Cafe Review: Union of Genius, 8 Forrest Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2QN

Soup Heaven in Edinburgh We've known about Union of Genius for ages and have tried their lovely grub at the Scran Salon events at Hemma and Akva so a visit was long overdue.   We of course never do anything straight-forward here at Foodie Towers and went for lunch just before visiting the Foodies Festival, yes a


Recipe: Japanese Sweetcorn Soup

Japanese Corn Potage We never knew how popular sweetcorn soup was in Japan.  It was served at breakfast in our hotel, as a side in restaurants and even hot in cans from vending machines. Since coming back I've been missing this comfort food.  Post holiday blues meant we decided to whip together some soup. It's

beetroot carrot and ginger soup winter warmer

Recipe: Winter Warmer Soup – Beetroot, Carrot and Ginger

Winter Warmer Recipe It's getting colder now and getting more expensive to heat our homes,  so what better (and greener) way to keep warm that a big bowl of home-made soup? This soup uses kitchen cupboard ingredients and is simple to make. Home Energy Scotland is also there to help you keep warm and cosy

Carrot ginger coconut soup recipe

Recipe: Carrot, Ginger and Coconut Soup

Fed up with carrot and coriander? Add some creaminess to the mix with some coconut milk. Recipe: Carrot, Ginger and Coconut Soup Recipe Type: Soup Author: Glasgow Foodie Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 20 mins Total time: 30 mins Serves: 8 Ingredients 2 onions, peeled and roughly chopped 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and