Zucchini Soup

Zucchini Soup

You wouldn’t think that zucchini would have much flavor as a base flavor for a soup! But surprisingly enough it makes a beautiful silky, light and tasty soup.

This is one of those quick, easy and inexpensive recipes 30 minutes from start to finish.

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Spinach Soup / Cream of Spinach Soup

Spinach Soup / Cream of Spinach Soup

Making many soups is so easy and this one is no exception. It’s quite a luxurious one and has a beautiful texture, almost like velvet on the tongue. You can add small things to it to dress it up, such as tiny shrimp,

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Lobster Stock

Lobster Stock

Here I am on New Years day with 2 eaten lobsters and all the shells, so instead of throwing them away I’m going to make the very most of them. Its time for lobster stock! During the coming few months I will at some time want to make a real lobster sauce.

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Tomato Sauce with Pork

Tomato Sauce with Pork

The addition of pork to tomato sauce is a joy. The pork gives the whole thing a lovely sweetness. I remember my dad cooking meat sauce on a Sunday. That was something special. He would fill the pot with two large bits of pork shoulder and
let it simmer for a couple of hours.

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Butternut Squash Soup

Creamy and buttery making this recipe is very easy and requires little attention to detail or much time. It is one of my favorite soups. Garnishes for this soup can and should be rather simple, chopped chives or thinly sliced scallion. Maybe a spoonful of finely chopped egg and parsley. But being American why not crispy chopped bacon or small cubes of ham. Another idea to make this more of a meal is to add small chicken or veal meatballs.

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Cream of Asparagus Soup (cold or warm)

Cream of Asparagus Soup (cold or warm)

This is an old classic that I haven’t found much improved on during my travels. You can use the stalks of the asparagus and save the lovely green tips to decorate the soup.

If you would like, this recipe can be made using white asparagus.

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Broccoli Soup

Broccoli Soup

This is a take off on a classic French cream soup.  Cream of Broccoli Soup is easy and broccoli is available almost year round and rather inexpensive. No need to sieve this before serving as they might do in a fancy restaurant, it’s good straight from the pot.

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Simple Tomato Sauce

Simple Tomato Sauce

I never understand why anyone would buy prepared tomato sauce. It has to be a total hatred of oneself. This is my simple tomato sauce that I use all the time. Its fast and easy and takes only 25 minutes.

A general rule: Portions for pasta are 70 grams if you are not very hungry and 100 grams if you are.

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Rolled Beef with Raisins and Toasted Pine Nuts

Rolled Beef with Raisins and Toasted Pine Nuts

This is a lovely recipe and easy to make. This will take 45 minutes to an hour to put together. I have put up some extra photos here for you to see how this is made.

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Spinach Feta Pie

I love this and when in Greece I order it often. Its good all year round and can be served hot or warm.

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A Quick Note

I wanted to take a minute to say that I do try and weigh as many of the ingredients as I can. I think it helps make recipe results more consistent. Of course professional bakers even measure liquids by weight. I don't mind pulling out my little digital scale when I need to.

Canapes


I don't have a many canapes here. The ones I share are super quick, very tasty and most of all tasty. Your guests will appreciate the effort.

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