Soups

Ribollita

Ribollita

Although Rome certainly isn’t seeing arctic temperatures this Winter the fact that it is Winter, a comforting bowl of soup is always welcome and I could happily have soup every day.  This is a good thing because I never seem to be able to make […]

Vellutata di Broccolo Romanesco

Vellutata di Broccolo Romanesco

After indulging for the whole month of December, it’s time to return to some healthier habits.  The best way for me to do this during winter is by preparing soup, and this recipe is one that I love because it is so quick, easy and […]

Tuscan White Bean Soup

Tuscan White Bean Soup

I love making soups and obviously that means I also love to eat them.  Apart from being a great comfort food, they can be easy to put together and it’s often a great way to camouflage a stack of vegetables from fussy children. The finer […]

Onion Soup

Onion Soup

If you read about my weekend in Venice, you’ll know I fell in love with a bowl of Onion Soup.  As soon as I got home, I went out to buy the ingredients to make it for dinner.  I used Julia Child’s recipe as my […]

Gazpacho

Gazpacho

Gazpacho is a popular Spanish soup originating from Andalusia.  It is made with raw vegetables and is very popular in the hot summer months as it is eaten cold.  Although a raw, cold soup doesn’t sound very appetising, I promise you this is delicious and a must for […]

Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin Soup

The festive season makes me want to pull out all my ‘comfort food’ favourites, and apart from dessert, nothing screams comfort more than a hot bowl of soup.  I have many recipes that I love but one that I love is pumpkin soup. The success […]