Pete Evans’ Stracciatella soup with cavolo nero and lardo


Serves 4

Preparation 10 minutes

Cooking 15 minutes


1 litre (35 fl oz/4 cups) chicken stock

100 g (3 1/2 oz) silverbeet or cavolo nero (dark Italian cabbage) or […]

Chicken, vegetable and pearl barley soup

Serves 4
Prep and cook 50 minutes

1 1/2 cups (300g) pearl barley
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 red onion, thinly sliced
2 ears corn, cobs removed
3 (330g) chicken thigh […]


Preparation 10 minutes
Cooking time 2 hours pretty much unattended

1 cup chick peas, soaked overnight or quick-soaked — see tip
pinch saffron threads
2 tablespoons olive oil
750 g lean […]

Quick chicken comfort soup with Asian flavours

Serves 1

Cook and prep time 12 minutes

60g rice noodles
1 cup (250ml) chicken stock
1 tablespoon ketjap manis or soy sauce
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
2cm ginger, finely […]

Low fat prawn laksa

I love laksa but it is amazingly high in fat content – and this is even worse as coconut milk is a saturated fat. But […]

Quick Mexican Soup with Spiced Avocado Salsa


Quick Mexican Soup with Spiced Avocado Salsa

This is a hearty main course soup which will please not only vegetarians. Carnivores could add some crumbled crisp […]