Spicy chorizo and red kidney bean vegetable soup

It’s raining; it’s pouring…and I’m in the need of a one pot winter warmer to keep me going! This tasty soup certainly meets my needs; it includes a spicy chorizo sausage to warm me up, lots of fibre and protein and heaps of nutritious vegetables. It’s actually so thick, that you could even call it…

Minestrone soup – a one pot wonder

Now that it has finally begun to feel like winter, a large pot of warming soup is just what we need to keep us going. This minestrone soup is a family favourite. I’m not sure that it is particularly authentic as an Italian recipe, but with loads of nutritious vegetables, beans and pasta in the…

Traditional Jersey Bean Crock

I’ve been battling a horrible head cold over the last two weeks, which has also gone through the whole family. Whenever I am sick, I always crave childhood comfort. This bean crock is definitely one of those must haves. My Mum is, or was, a Jersey girl (Channel Islands Jersey, not US New Jersey), and…