Tomato Soup

Serves 4-6 people Fry together in butter: 2 medium onions, chopped 1 red or orange pepper, chopped (optional) 2 cloves (roasted if possible) garlic. 7 small ripe tomatoes – chop, add and fry 10 minutes. Mix 500ml boiling water + 1 vegetable stock pot. Add to soup with 1 tin chopped tomatoes. Simmer 30 minutes. […]

Beguine Cream Soup

March 2022. From ‘Soups from a Monastery Kitchen‘ (Brother Victor-Antoine) Serves 4-6 Ingredients 3 pints (1.7l) water 2 leeks 4 large potatoes, diced 4 carrots, sliced 4 slices stale bread 1/2 tsp nutmeg 8.5fl oz (240 ml) single cream chopped parsley and chopped chervil Instructions 1. Bring water to boil in a large soup pot. […]

Buckwheat Energy Bars

Ingredients 1 cup oats 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds 1 cup almonds 1/2 cup raw buckwheat groats 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup dried cranberries or candied peel) 1 cup soft dried apricots 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup water Method Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a large baking tray with greaseproof paper. Spread out the oats, pumpkin seeds and almonds evenly on the tray, then roast for 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Meanwhile, put the […]