Looking for a nutritious and satisfying lunch? This soup has just enough spice, velvety texture, smoky flavour, and creamy weight to leave your belly feeling happy but not slowed down. Such an aromatic soup, it can be enjoyed both warm and cold. Fair warning- there is a tiny bit of extra preparation involved in roasting the veggies beforehand, but this step is what makes this soup next-level delicious, and is required to get that smokiness and depth of flavour into your bowl.
Even when we try really hard not to, most of us waste a fair amount of food. The same happens in my kitchen. I always have virtuous intentions to use up those herb stems, the leaves of that vegetable, or the rest of that garlic bulb…but before I know it, they end up in my compost bin. I have to say though, due to quarantine living in 2020, as well as my self-education journey into the food waste issue, I have become a much more efficient home cook. Being at home more has o
Here is another shout out to my Spanish family. The Spanish just really do great Capsicum dishes don’t they? These have a depth of sweet roasted flavour you just can’t go past. So good on their own, on a bit of toasted bread, on a salad, on a pizza, in a sandwich- gosh- I think you could serve them about anyway really! Take a few seconds to roll them up and you have some super impressive looking Tapas to share with guests! In our fight on food waste- this recipe is delicious
With our Trash to Treasure challenge on this week, here is a fantastic way to use up tomatoes and capsicums that are getting a bit old, have a funny spot, or maybe are just “ugly produce.” Since it is going in a stew…who cares what it looks like to start! I’m certainly not saying- don’t buy the nicest produce you can and to try and use it when it is perfectly fresh… but sometimes… we buy a few too many tomatoes, we go out for a meal at the last minute, or we simply changed o