Batch Cooking My Work Lunches: Red Lentil and Coconut Soup

It’s been a while since I’ve been able to batch cook. (Ok, that is not strictly true, I made 2 portions of a swede, cabbage, onion, carrot and pea soup earlier this week, but for various reasons it smelt and tasted bad, we all make mistakes). I have decided to use up what I have …

Batch Cooking My Work Lunches: Brown Lentil Dahl/Soup

I call this Dahl/Soup as it was supposed to be a soup, and by some definitions still could be, but it could also resemble the texture of a Dahl. I will leave it to your own judgements to decide what side it falls on. WARNING: If you use dried lentils like I did then bear …

Batch Cooking My Work Lunches: Yellow Split Pea Soup

Hi everyone, Don’t worry, my silence on here was due to problems with our internet connection, not a mental health breakdown. Did you miss me? (Tumbleweed blows past) Anyways, this is what I made last Sunday. It made three portions of yummy soup. Three g e n e r o u s portions of soup, …

Easy Pea-sy Soup (I am ill)

An ill day calls for one thing. Soup. We have had a big bag of frozen peas in our freezer for a long time, and I don’t really like plain peas. Nor do either the boy or I have a sprain in need of an ice pack. After trying, for the first time, a delicious …

The ‘Throw Anything at Me’ Vegetable Soup

It is the boy’s birthday today. He wanted Parsnip soup. We did not have parsnips, so we went to Tesco’s and bought some. I decided to combat our vegetable drawer and mountain of potatoes and thus made the ‘Throw anything at me’ soup. For when times are tough but for some reason you have a …

Leftover Gigantes Plaki Soup

I’ll admit I don’t actually truly know what Gigantes Plaki is and just went on the basis that it was a recipe in Jack Monroe’s A Girl Called Jack and I had the ingredients and wanted a quick and easy dinner whilst my boy was out. I just have to trust them when they say it …

Potato (and carrot) Peel Soup for One

In true ‘Money Saving Fashion’ I take books out of the library in my city and one book I took out recently (and am gutted I had to return) was River Cottage Love Your Leftovers. There was a recipe that really intrigued me, which was Potato Peel Soup where the main ingredients is Potato Peels (no prizes for …