Rustic Roasted Tomato Soup With Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwich

I have just returned from a dream holiday (vacation) and have been freshly inspired to make new food. I have been to Tokyo, Los Angeles, London and Florence. Today’s influence comes directly from America, with a tomato soup with grilled cheese sandwich. However, being English it is a tomato soup with toasted cheese sandwich! Not … More Rustic Roasted Tomato Soup With Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Spicy Red Lentil Soup

It is Autumn here in Melbourne and although that means the Weather is still in the 20’s (70 to 80 farenheit), the evenings are definitely getting a bit colder. I usually get excited when the good weather comes around because of the fresh produce, but I get equally as excited when it is cold, because that means soups and stews! … More Spicy Red Lentil Soup

Vegetable Stock

A good, homemade vegetable stock is an essential part of any serious kitchen. It is the base for soups, stews, ragus and gravies. A lot of the time, people will make fresh food, but will ruin it by using a store bought stock that is loaded with MSG and heart attack inducing levels of sodium, negating any … More Vegetable Stock

Broccoli Soup

A few years ago, I was chatting with a crazy Kiwi chef I had just met at a party. Somehow, we got talking about my girlfriends (then) passion of hatred for vegetables and that being a vegetarian, her diet consisted pretty much of cheese! My new Kiwi friend was rightfully amazed at this and kept … More Broccoli Soup