• Red Lentil and Chickpea Soup

    December 6, 2010thecoffeebreak

    For the first time since I moved to Ireland (and it will be 6 years in a bit) it’s actually a real winter – very cold and very snowy. And when the weather is cold, I crave more for a comfort food – soups, stews – you name it.  So today I would like to…

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  • Spicy Cauliflower Soup with Garlic Rye Croutons

    April 29, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Creamy, rich and flavourful spicy soup makes a great starter or scrumptious lunch. Serve hot in a cold days or cold in sunny weather. (Serves 3-4) Ingredients: 600 gram cauliflower, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 200 ml natural yogurt 1 l vegetable stock 2 teaspoon butter 2 tablespoons of flour 1 teaspoon paprika powder ½…

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  • Chorba

    April 24, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Chorba is traditional spicy tomato based Algerian soup. Usually cooked with lamb, vegetables, chickpea and vermicelli. Very tasty, easy to make and will keep you warm in a cool days. (Serves 4-6) Ingredients: 250-300 gram lamb cut in cubes 2 carrot, sliced 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 sticks of celery, chopped 2 cloves garlic,…

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  • Cheesy Carrot Soup

    March 19, 2010thecoffeebreak

    (Serves 2) Ingredients: 250 gram carrots, peeled and cut in pieces 1 small onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 200 gram cheddar cheese 20 gram butter 2 table spoon flour 500 ml vegetable stock 100 ml double cream Salt, pepper Method: In a saucepan bring up water to a boil; add salt and carrots; cook…

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