Carrot Ginger and Orange Soup

I love this brightly coloured winter warmer soup - the addition of orange juice before blending really makes the flavours sing. Try a big bowl after a winter walk or workout - the ginger is a natural analgesic which can soothe muscle soreness. Ingredients 1 tbsp garlic infused olive oil or 1 tbsp olive oil and 1 clove garlic 1 stick … Continue reading Carrot Ginger and Orange Soup

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Chilled cucumber and avocado soup

I first tried avocado soup when I was travelling through Mexico and was amazed at how tasty it was considering the few raw ingredients. This is my own take on the recipe, with hydrating cucumber and mint. The great thing about this soup is that it can be prepared in a food processor or blender in 2 minutes flat - it's brilliant for … Continue reading Chilled cucumber and avocado soup

Black Bean Soup

I'm currently in the throes of a love affair with black beans, which no bad thing since I'm in spending this month in Guatemala. Served with eggs for breakfast, avocado at lunch and rice or tortillas at dinner, a saucepan of black beans can last for several days, becoming the basis for many different meals - soups, stews, chilli, and … Continue reading Black Bean Soup