Gazpacho – Gaspacho

True bliss in hot summer weather !!! A traditional spanish cold vegetable soup, no cooking involved and done in a couple of minutes! Ingredients 3 slices of white bread, cut into big chunks1 kg ripe tomatoes, washed and diced 1 cucumber, peeled and diced1 green pepper, washed and diced1 onion, peeled and diced2-3 garlic cloves, … Continue reading Gazpacho – Gaspacho

Cream of Peppers Soup – Soupe à la crème de poivrons – Paprikacremesuppe

This is one soup I love to make either for my guests or family as a gorgeous starter. Depending on what colour peppers you use, the soup will be either yellow, orange or red. It can be prepared easily in advance and even freezes beautifully. For both you need to stop the steps before adding … Continue reading Cream of Peppers Soup – Soupe à la crème de poivrons – Paprikacremesuppe

Tomato and red lentil Soupe – Soupe aux tomates et aux lentilles rouges Tomaten und rote Linsen Suppe

The tomato and red lentil soup is an ideal mid- week meal. As it is a huge hit with my family as well as with the homeless people I have the pleasure to cook for via my parish, we now share their meal on the days I prepare the soup for them. Soup and sandwiches! … Continue reading Tomato and red lentil Soupe – Soupe aux tomates et aux lentilles rouges Tomaten und rote Linsen Suppe

French Onion Soup – Soupe à l’onion gratinée

My parents used to make this quite a lot when I grew up in Austria and what a treat it was each time. So simple, yet so delicious. It is one of the ultimate comfort foods and ideal to prepare in advance and serve later. I made this for a dinner party the other day … Continue reading French Onion Soup – Soupe à l’onion gratinée

Austrian Frittatensuppe – Vegetable Bouillon with sliced pancakes ou Bouillon de légumes aux lamelles de crêpes

One very well known Austrian soup is the Frittatensuppe made from plain pancakes, tightly rolled up and sliced into coils served in a bowl of clear soup or beef broth. So if ever by miracle you find yourself with leftover pancakes, don't hesitate to give this delicious soup a try Here the recipe for a … Continue reading Austrian Frittatensuppe – Vegetable Bouillon with sliced pancakes ou Bouillon de légumes aux lamelles de crêpes

Viennese Potato Soup – Soupe de pommes de terre viennoise – Altwiener Kartoffelsuppe

My in-laws having arrived in the early afternoon for a week-end with us. I have decided to prepare them a little something to eat after their train journey.The Viennese potato soup came to my mind. It is a very nourishing and healthy broth, rather thick and ideal for this kind of cold and dark weather. … Continue reading Viennese Potato Soup – Soupe de pommes de terre viennoise – Altwiener Kartoffelsuppe