minestrone- the ultimate winter warmer?

I have just traded 26° in phoenix for wet snow and 2° in guernsey, so time to get winter soups cooking. Minestrone is the ultimate meal in a bowl and this Thermomix adaptation is perfect. I spotted a packet of quick cook minestrone mix in waitrose- it includes spelt, barley, pasta, lentils and dried peas….

Asparagus soup

Green =healthy – right?! On this premise, this super green asparagus soup must be super healthy. Probably, but what it certainly is is souper tasty! Taken from the Thermomix fast and easy cookbook, I substituted sour cream for the cème fraîche, because I can't always source crème fraîche here in phoenix. Ingredients: A bunch of…

French onion soup – Thermomix

I think French onion soup is a particularly tasty dish, especially with the traditional accompaniment of cheesy french bread, but I always think of it as a little difficult to eat elegantly. Like spaghetti I class it as ' not a first date' dish! (Not that I am in that category). This recipe gets round…