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March 19th, 2021

A Soup of Bacon and Celeriac from The Kitchen Diaries II

This made an amazing soup. I used my own homemade chicken stock and some rosemary instead of the thyme. Fantastic soup with simple ingredients and a definite repeat. I blended the whole pot for a smoother... read more >


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The ACE Bakery Cookbook

By Linda Haynes, James Chatto
Whitecap Books - 2003

20th January 2018

Edamame hummus : page 81

We enjoyed this hummus type dip although I expanded on the basic recipe adding a fair amount of cilantro, some extra lemon juice, and several drops of hot sauce. I often make a variety of these dips (regular hummus, beet hummus, and sundried tomato dip), and serve them with my homemade crackers. As the author says, this freezes well.

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20th January 2018

Pumpkin lemongrass soup : page 104

This makes a very good nutritious soup. I enjoyed the light spicing and the lemony flavour. I used a light chicken stock instead of water (with water I found it too thin), and cut down quite a bit on the coconut milk. Also I made a half recipe as this makes a lot of soup.

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