All posts tagged: soup

Green Soup – Broccoli & Co.

No better day to Go Green than today. Happy Saint Patrick’s Day, here’s a simple green soup for a healthier liquid fuel to get you through the celebrations. Main ingredients are broccoli, fennel and celery and it’s ready in 15 minutes. Broccoli, Fennel and Celery Soup 2 medium broccoli heads, washed & cut into florets 2 small fennel bulbs, washed & cut into pieces 1 stalk of celery, washed & cut into pieces 1 yellow onion, peeled & chopped 1-2 cloves of garlic, peeled & chopped 1 vegetable stock cube black pepper salt to taste 1 tbsp organic butter water In a large saucepan melt the butter and throw in the onion. Simmer over medium heat for a minute or two, then add the garlic and stir for another minute. Add the broccoli, fennel and celery into the saucepan, cover with water and mix in the vegetable stock. Turn the heat up and bring to boil. Let the soup boil for about 10-15 minutes, occasionally stirring, until the vegetables start to soften. Mix in a blender …

no pumpkin = no problem?

As it is October, the month of the pumpkin, I decided to buy one at the bio shop the other day. It was beautiful, orange and round and I had no idea what to do with it. The truth is I had never cooked fresh pumpkin before. So I had to look for some ideas and out of all the delicious pumpkin recipes in the internet, I decided to make a nice pumpkin soup. The recipes I found were all a bit different, so I made a bold move and made up my own recipe based on the different soups out there (and what I had in the fridge). The soup turned out so good that I want to share this recipe with anyone who is also sitting at home with a pumpkin with no idea where to start 😉 Fresh Pumpkin Soup You’ll need: 1 red onion, 2-3 carrots and 1 apple all peeled and chopped. 2-3 gloves of garlic and a piece of ginger finely chopped. 1-2 table spoons of butter, fresh thyme …