Category Archives: Soups

Beet-chard soup

This is my take on the beet-chard soup. There’s minimum chopping involved and the taste is just delicious. Some may be surprised by the presence of the egg, but that’s how my mum served a traditional Polish soup made with … Continue reading

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Nourishing soup

The autumn is upon us. It’s a good time to load batteries with some nourishing soup. This one here is filling but light on the stomach. You can use different kinds of rice and instead of red lentils and green … Continue reading

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Drop noodles soup

A traditional Polish soup made with leftover broth. It’s light, but flavoursome. Great for spring and summer. To me it’s the taste of my childhood. Ingredients: 1 litre of broth + 1 litre of water 2 potatoes, peeled and cut into … Continue reading

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Krupnik (traditional Polish soup)

This is my favourite winter soup. It can be made with broth (like this one here) or on a piece of meat. If I were making it with meat I would add about 300 g piece of beef to 2 … Continue reading

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Runner bean soup

Another summer time soup. This one is with runner beans and sour cream. Bon apetit! Ingredients: 1 litre water and 1 litre of broth 4-5 medium potatoes, peeled and finely diced 3 medium carrots, peeled and sliced into half-coins 2 … Continue reading

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Summer veg soup

I grew up on my mom’s and my grandma’s soups. My grandfather had to have some soup every day, or even twice a day, for breakfast (yes, breakfast!) and dinner. I love soups myself and there’s often some in my … Continue reading

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Fennel soup

  This is one of my every-day standards. The fennel in this soup is very subtle and the dill compliments it. Serves: about 6 Ingredients: 1.5 l of the basic stock 4 medium potatoes, about 500 g, peeled and roughly … Continue reading

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Basic stock

If I want to make a soup and don’t have any broth left over and don’t have time to make it I usually make a basic meat-based stock. It’s very simple, just meat and some herbs and spices. Sometimes I … Continue reading

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Broth

This is a staple in my kitchen. Traditionally broth is eaten with egg noodles for Sunday lunch, although I prefer it with boiled potatoes instead. It can also be drank as it is from a cup (excellent cold/flu remedy). Broth … Continue reading

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