Fragrant Asian Chicken Soup

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Fragrant Asian Chicken Soup

This is really a fast version of a pho, a traditional Vietnamese soup. It’s wonderful comfort food, easy to digest and you […]

Pete Evans’ Stracciatella Soup with Cavolo Nero and Lardo


Servings: 4
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes

1 litre (35 fl oz/4 cups) chicken stock
100 g (3 1/2 oz) silverbeet or cavolo nero (dark Italian […]

Chicken, Vegetable and Pearl Barley Soup

Servings: 4
Preparation and Cooking Time: 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 […]


Preparation Time: 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 […]

Quick Chicken Comfort Soup with Asian Flavours

Servings: 1
Preparation and Cooking 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


This is a hearty main course soup which will please not only vegetarians. Carnivores could add some crumbled crisp bacon if desired.

Servings: 4
Preparation Time: 5 […]