Category: Soups

Meat Soup with Vegetables

Meat Soup with Vegetables

| 11 March 2015

This soup is not only fantastically tasty, but very easy to make and you don’t have to weigh and measure anything! Ingredients: 1 – 1 ½  kilos beef, preferably with bone 2 carrots grated ½ bunch celery chopped 1 bunch spinach chopped 1/2 bunch chards chopped 1 cup cabbage chopped 1 cup leeks chopped 1 […]

Continue Reading

Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup

| 28 October 2013

Now that winter is nearing and the nights are chilly, a nutritious lentil soup is the best comfort food. It is easy to make and full of goodness.             Ingredients 1 cup lentils 1 large onion chopped 3 cloves garlic pressed 1 – 2 carrots washed and sliced 3 – […]

Continue Reading

Lentil Soup with Speck

Lentil Soup with Speck

| 24 December 2012

What I brought back from Austria? Beautiful memories, a cookbook, Culinary Austria, with the best and most famous Austrian dishes (by Helmut Deutsch) and of course, speck! Haven’t you ever tasted speck? It is something like bacon, but with a milder taste, less salty and juniper flavored. It can be eaten raw, thinly sliced or […]

Continue Reading

Asparagus Soup

Asparagus Soup

| 12 November 2012

This asparagus soup is on the light side and very tasty. There is no cream added, so you won’t need feel guilty when you are having seconds. It is a very easy recipe and you can increase the ingredients according to the people you have to feed. You can also increase any one of the […]

Continue Reading

Fish Soup (Kakavia)

Fish Soup (Kakavia)

| 15 October 2012

This soup is made by the fishermen on their fishing boats. It is a rustic dish, and the main ingredient is fresh fish, if you can get them. You don’t have to buy expensive fish. Get small fish that are cheap, but full of flavor. You can also add 2 – 3 larger fish, so […]

Continue Reading

Chickpea Soup

Chickpea Soup

| 11 June 2012

Chickpeas are legumes (pulses) with very high protein content. They are also rich in fiber and they help reduce cholesterol. This chickpea soup is very easy to make, very tasty and of course very healthy. The amount of the ingredients is for two generous servings, but you can increase the amount as needed. You can […]

Continue Reading

Traditional Greek Bean Soup (Fassolada)

Traditional Greek Bean Soup (Fassolada)

| 23 April 2012

This traditional Greek bean soup (fassolada) is easy on the family budget as it needs very few ingredients and it is big on flavor and goodness. It is cooked mainly in winter and it really warms up the ‘cockles of your heart’! Just make sure that the beans were collected that same year you buy […]

Continue Reading

Greek Easter Soup (Mageiritsa)

Greek Easter Soup (Mageiritsa)

| 16 April 2012

Easter is the most important religious holiday in Greece and is celebrated with reverence throughout the country.  The people used to fast for forty days before Easter but nowadays they usually fast during the holy week, and especially on holly Friday when Jesus died on the cross. On that day people exclude even olive oil […]

Continue Reading

Mushroom Soup

Mushroom Soup

| 30 January 2012

Mushroom soup, heaven on earth for any mushroom lover. This is a very tasty mushroom soup for cold winter nights.             Ingredients: 800 gr mushrooms (any mushrooms you like) cleaned and chopped in large pieces 4 spring onions chopped 2 leeks chopped 1 potato grated 1 clove garlic crushed 4 […]

Continue Reading

Chicken Soup

Chicken Soup

| 12 December 2011

There is nothing better than a bowl of steaming kitchen soup on a cold winter night. Try this Greek chicken soup with rice and an egg-lemon sauce (avgolemono) and you are sure to go for seconds and even thirds! The extra bonus is that it is cheap and you can use those parts that you […]

Continue Reading