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Thursday October 2nd, 2014

Red lentil creamy soup

Red lentil creamy soup
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For 6 servings: 1 cup red lentils 1 large onion 1 carrot 1/2 celeriac or 2 stalks celery 2 potatoes 1 bell pepper 2 tomatoes 2 bay leaves 4-5 cloves of garlic fresh chili / chili flakes (optional) salt and pepper, to taste Wash the lentils thoroughly . Wash the vegetables and cut into medium pieces. Put everything  in a soup pan, add 4 cups of water,  cover and simmer on medium heat. When the vegetables and lentils are cooked remove the bay leaves then blend until smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste. Variation: you can add in the plate some olive oil and / or fresh parsley, finely chopped.

Friday July 11th, 2014

Courgette sour soup

Courgette sour soup
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For 5-6 servings: 1 large courgette, cut in medium pieces 1 onion 2 carrots 1 potato 1 bell pepper 2 celery stalks 5-6 large ripe tomatoes, peeled and finely chopped  1,5 l water juice of 1-2 lemons, to taste lovage, finely chopped salt, to taste 1-2 tablespoons olive oil (optional) Finely chop the onion, carrots, bell pepper, celery and potato. Put the vegetables in a soup pan with 1.5 l water. Cover and cook for  few minutes than add the tomatoes. When tomatoes are almost cooked add the courgette. When the vegetables are done add salt and lemon juice to taste (add a little bit more water if needed). Cook for another few minutes. Garnish with lovage
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Thursday March 6th, 2014

Super easy tomato soup

Super easy tomato soup
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For 2-3 servings: 2 cans diced tomatoes (2 x 400g / 2 x 14,5 oz) 3 large onions, sliced 3-4 cloves of garlic, sliced 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon oregano 1 teaspoon basil salt and pepper, to taste fresh parsley or basil, finely cut, to garnish Stir fry the onions and the garlic in olive oil for 2-3 minutes. Add the tomatoes and the spices, cover and simmer on medium heat for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Blend with a food processor / blender until smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste and garnish with fresh basil / parsley.

Saturday February 22nd, 2014

Sargaborso Leves (Hungarian yellow split pea soup)

Sargaborso Leves (Hungarian yellow split pea soup)
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For 6 servings: 300 g yellow split peas (chana dal) 1.5 l water 2 onions, finely chopped 2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon paprika powder 3 cloves of garlic, crushed salt and pepper, to taste parsley for garnish (optional) Soak the yellow split peas for at least an hour. Wash and drain. Cook the peas together with the bay leaves and onions in 1,5 l water. When the peas are cooked add the garlic, paprika powder, salt and pepper. Garnish with finely chopped parsley and a few drops of olive oil. You can also add croutons. Variantion: When the peas are almost done you can add two sliced ​​carrots and/or two potatoes, peeled and cubed.

Wednesday January 1st, 2014

Potatoes sour soup

Potatoes sour soup
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1 kg potatoes, cubed 250 g soup vegetables  (onions, carrots, peppers, parsnips, celery, etc.), chopped 2 tomatoes, finely chopped 1 teaspoon paprika powder lemon juice, to taste (optional) lovage/parsley 2 tablespoons olive oil salt, to taste Cook the potatoes together with the onions, in enough water  to cover. When the potatoes are half cooked add the other vegetables. Cook for 5 minutes then add the tomatoes. When the tomatoes are cooked add the lemon juice and  more water, the paprika powder and salt to taste. Garnish with fresh lovage/parsley and olive oil.

Friday October 18th, 2013

Bean soup

Bean soup
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For 6 servings: 500 g beans 500 g vegetables for soup (carrots, onions, parsnips, celery, potato, peas, cauliflower, etc.) 500 g ripe tomatoes /  400 g canned tomatoes 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 bunch lovage/parsley salt and pepper Allow the beans to soak overnight. Wash and boil them in 3 l water. When the beans are almost cooked add the chopped vegetables. Continue to boil for 5-6 minutes and add the chopped tomatoes. When the beans and  the vegetables are well-done just add salt and pepper to taste. Garnish the dish with olive oil and finely chopped lovage/parsley.

Tuesday October 8th, 2013

Pumpkin soup

Pumpkin soup
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For 4-5 servings: 1.5 kg pumpkin1 onion1 carrot1 leek (white part)1 potato1 bay leaf 150 ml coconut milkolive oil (optional)salt and pepperClean all vegetables, peel, wash and cut them into medium size pieces. Cook them in a soup pan in enough water to cover them.When vegetables are cooked (15-20 minutes) blend/process them with a blender/food processor. Add the coconut milk and continue cooking for another 2-3 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.Garnish with a little olive oil.Variation: The soup can be served with croutons.

Wednesday October 2nd, 2013

Spiced red lentil soup

Spiced red lentil soup
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For 3-4 servings: 200 g red lentils 1 onion, finely chopped 2 carrots, sliced 1 potato, cubed 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped 2 bay leaves dried chilli flakes / chilli ½ teaspoon paprika powder 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 tablespoon olive oil salt and pepper Wash the lentils thoroughly. Place the lentils in a soup-pan with 1 ½ liters water, the bay leaves and the onion. Simmer for 5 minutes then add the ​​carrots and the potatoes. When the lentils and vegetables are cooked add the paprika powder, chilli flakes to taste, the garlic and the tomato paste. Cook for another  2-3 minutes than add salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with a little bit of olive oil.

Wednesday September 25th, 2013

Split peas soup

Split peas soup
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For 4-5 servings: 500 g split peas 4 potatoes, cubed 2 carrots, sliced 2 celery stalks, diced 1 parsnip, diced (optional) 2 onions, chopped fresh  lovage /parsley, finely chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil salt and pepper Wash the peas thoroughly. Put the peas in a soup-pan, add 3 liters water, cover and simmer on low heat (1-2 hours, depends on de peas type). Stir often to prevent sticking to the pan. When the peas are soft add the vegetables. Cook slowly till vegetables are tender than add salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with a little bit of olive oil and  fresh lovage/parsley. Optional: For extra flavor you can add, on the plate, some soy sauce. Note: split peas will shatter when cooked.    

Sunday September 22nd, 2013

Tomato soup

Tomato soup
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For 4 servings: 1 large carrot 1 onion 1 parsnip 1 celery stalk 1 leek 1 1/2 kg tomatoes, peeled and finely chopped/ 2 cans diced tomatoes 1/2 cup  brown rice (15 minutes cooking time) 1 tablespoon oil parsley for garnish, finely chopped salt and pepper, to taste Finely chop all the vegetables. Stir fry the vegetables in the oil for 1-2 minutes. Add the rice and 200 ml water, cover and cook for approx. 10 minutes. Add the tomatoes and cook until the rice is done. Add salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with parsley and with a little bit of olive oil.