All posts tagged: soup

Foraged Nettle Soup | Eczema Diaries 3 weeks in

3 weeks in to my skin cleanse to battle chronic eczema, and my recipe for Foraged Nettle Soup.

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Hominy, cachupa black eyed pea tomato broth stew homemade vegan potato farls

Black Eyed Pea and Cachupa Broth with Potato Farls

Cachupa, also known as Hominy in America, is one of the national dishes of Cape Verde, and can be found everywhere, with each restaurant having their own recipe. It seems basically to be cachupa, which is from corn, cooked in a broth with whatever ingredients on hand to make a thick stew. Its very cheap and extremely filling which explains why it is so popular here with so many people living in extreme poverty. It is most often cooked here in fish stock or other animal juices so I have never had true cachupa here in Cape Verde, instead used the dish to inspire this recipe of cachupa and black eyed beans in a light tomato broth. This dish uses ingredients that are super cheap and available everywhere here, and then cachupa and beans to make a simple thin broth into a hearty meal. I served this with another of my favourite Irish inspired quick breads… Potato Farls, which you can find the recipe for below. This really is one of my favourite breads, and …

carrot and coriander soup served with cumin seed soda bread

Quick and Easy Carrot and Coriander Soup

  This is a really good soup to make when we are stuck in rough seas! Its really quick and easy so I don’t have to spend too much time trying to stay stood up in the galley and not burn myself every few seconds as the boat pitches and rolls. You can just throw everything in, walk away (or lie down for a bit to stop feeling queasy), then go back half an hour later, blend it all up and serve. Another good thing is it has ginger in it, which helps with sea sickness! If you don’t happen to live on a boat and don’t spend your days getting thrown around by Neptune this is just a really convenient and tasty meal if you are in a rush or don’t want to spend hours labouring over a stove for your dinner. Here I served this sprinkled with parsley¬†alongside¬†cumin seed soda bread. Enjoy! Carrot and Coriander Soup   1 onion, sliced 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 inch piece of ginger, sliced 4-5 large carrots, …