French  Fennel Soup

What a classic favourite is the French Onion Soup! In this recipe I am mimicking it but using fennel instead of onions. The taste overcame my expectations. My challenge was to  somehow get grilled cheese and some crust into the soup without using a bread. I have come up with a few options. At first…

Summer Beetroot Soup

Another superfood in our collection – beetroot and its leaves. Beetroot juice is very powerful, and it is taken in small dozes, about 70 ml a day. ‘Beetroot juice during periods of psychological stress protects against cold symptoms. Preliminary evidence suggests particular benefits in asthma, which could translate into reduced asthma exacerbations due to respiratory…

Cauliflower and Almond Soup

How versatile cauliflower is! It is a pack of vitamins and fibre. Cauliflower belongs to the same family as cabbage, broccoli, and most of green leaf vegetables. Its taste is mild, creamy and slightly sweet, that makes it a perfect candidate to be partnered with delicate almond flavours. I am delighted with this combination, this…

Cloudy Spinach Soup

Spinach is very versatile and it is easy to incorporate spinach into a diet. That is great because spinach has so many health benefits. Vitamin C, or ascorbate, is chemically the simplest vitamin. Unlike humans, plants can synthesise ascorbate, accumulating it up to 10% of the total water-soluble ‘carbohydrates’, according to research findings. The washing process of pre-packaged…

Pumpkin Soup Recipe

The pumpkin is a large fruit that is so versatile that it can be used in many sweet and savoury dishes. Pumpkin is packed with vitamins and minerals. Of note, it is very high in vitamin A and C, potassium and the minerals copper and phosphorous. Pumpkin is also very low in calories. NPK fertilizer is often used to…

Spicy Capsicum Soup Recipe

Dear Melburnians, This is for you, from me with love 🙂 The winter will be over soon, my nectarine tree is full of buds and my daffodils are out! Ingredients:

Fish Stew Recipe

Fish Fish is a healthy protein. It is a good source of Phosphorus, which is needed to build strong bones and teeth, and also filters out waste in your kidneys. Loads of information on the health benefits of fish is available now. What I find amazing about the fish it is how it impacts blood sugar levels….

Cannellini Soup Recipe

No wonder this long winter 2015 in Melbourne feels unusually cold. They say it is the coldest winter in 25 years, and I say it is long enough to exhaust all ideas for various soups. If you are one of us who might be feeling a desire for a simple and comforting soup, here I am…

Alkalising Soup Recipe

Alkaline Diet There has recently been so much interest in the PH impact from the food we consume that it generated just enough material for everyone on the Internet. Happy reading! The only important thing we need to remember is that to achieve a good balanced system in our body we need to eat  good food….

Chickpea Stew Recipe.

Famous Hummus, Middle-Eastern dip, is made of Chickpea. Hummus is a smart vegan dish. Like most legumes, Chickpeas are rich in protein, iron, calcium, and vitamins. Chickpeas also stand out for its lipid content; lipid is a better word for fat. There is also Chickpea flour that is called Besan Flour. It is now produced in Australia and…