Roast Capsicum and Tomato Soup

Delicious, slightly curried roast capsicum & tomato soup. Hearty flavours and great colour. Made by kids for kids @ Youth Space, Palmerston North

Creamy Potato Celeriac Soup

Ever tasted something and though, ‘wow, I have to have that again!’? This soup was one of those items for us. A friend of ours made it, based on recipes she grew up with in Poland. It’s a thick, creamy soup, served with fried onions, roasted diced potatoes and celeriac on top, and a sprinkling…

Warming Carrot & Kumera Soup

This beautiful looking and delicious tasting soup is easy to make, and with the addition of a few special toppings it makes a satisfying meal. The hint of ginger and lime bring an oriental influence to this classic autumn favourite. Enjoy!

Roasted Cauliflower and Parsnip Soup

Greetings ūüôā The last couple of weeks we have been very busy kicking off our Wednesday afternoon cooking workshops at Youth Space in Palmerston North. What great fun, with around 10 – 12 teens cooking with us each Wednesday. Today’s recipe is a thick and tasty roasted cauliflower and parsnip soup garnished with fresh thyme.

Beetroot and Carrot Soup with Fresh Herb Drizzle

Wow – this soup tastes¬†as interesting¬†as it looks – but it’s so yummy. The balance of acidity and natural sweetness¬†combined with the rich, hearty flavours and body of the chickpeas make it a favourite.

Vegan Creamy Celery Soup

Here is a creamy and delicious vegan take on celery soup. The flavours are subtle but well balnanced. Creaminess comes from potato and soy cream – you could also use some cashew topping instead of the soy cream.

Cashew Topping

This cashew sauce is like a cheese replacement, amazingly versatile and so yummy. It’s what we use to top our vegan pizzas, it’s the base of our much loved creamy mushroom sauce, and it can be added to soups to thicken and enrich, like our vegetable soup which is really creamy thanks to the addition…

Vegan Potato & Leek Soup

An all-time winter favourite made creamy with cashews. Quick and easy to make, hearty and delicious. Great served with polenta wedges for a naturally gluten free option.

How to Cook Chickpeas and Other Legumes

Chickpeas are high in fibre and protein, they definitely beat hunger, keeping you satisfied for longer and are said to be beneficial for healthy cholesterol and heart health among other benefits! They are very versatile, and if you cook them from scratch they are also very economical.

Lentil Mushroom Broth

As the temperature falls (and the leaves¬†do¬†too!) soups seem to be just the thing… this one is really tasty featuring mushrooms and lentils – you can use brown or green lentils, we used a combination of the two. Really easy to make, it is like a flavourful homemade mushroom soup stock, cooked lentils and seared…

Chickpea, Tomato and Coconut Soup

I was Googling recipes using chickpeas and ginger, as that’s what I had on hand, and I discovered this creamy, tasty and satisfying soup which is also super easy and quick to make with ingredients that are usually lurking in the pantry! I¬†changed it around a little, and for something really special I recommend drizzling…

Savoury Seeds

We have had several requests for this recipe after serving these delicious savoury crunchy seeds sprinkled over the carrot & kumera soup. They are super easy to make, baked in 18 mins. Enjoy!