Butternut Squash and White Bean Soup

Cozy up with this sweet squash soup. Ingredients Yields: 4 servings 1 large butternut squash 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 1-inch piece fresh ginger, finely chopped 6 c. low-sodium chicken broth 6 sprigs fresh thyme 1 (15-ounce) can white beans, rinsed 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, rinsed 1/2 c. couscous 1/4 c. roasted pistachios, finely chopped 1/4 c. dried apricots, finely chopped 1/4 c. fresh cilantro, chopped 1 scallion, sliced Directions Prep Time: 0:20 Total Time: 0:45 Cut neck off butternut squash (reserve base for another use). Peel and…

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Celeriac and walnut soup

Total time: 0:45 Prep: 0:15 Cook: 0:30 Level: Easy Ingredients 1 large onion 1 celeriac 2 sticks celery 10 g. fresh lemon thyme, plus extra to garnish 50 g. walnut pieces, toasted 1 tbsp. olive oil, plus extra for drizzling half tsp. fennel seeds 750 mL hot vegetable stock 500 mL semi-skimmed milk grated lemon zest and / or hopped parsley, to garnish (optional) Directions Finely chop the onion. Peel the celeriac and dice into 1cm cubes. Trim and slice the celery. Strip the leaves from the lemon thyme. Roughly chop the walnut pieces….

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Paya Soup: The Perfect Winter Stew To Beat the Chill

Loving the nip in the air? We are sure you are. With winters, come its share of cravings and indulgences. From Gajar ka Halwato Moong Dal ka Halwa to Hot Chocolate. Winter treats have decadence written all over them. But what if we tell you not all your winter cravings need to take your dieting plans for a toss? Some of these treats are also traditional treats were also a way to bolster your immunity that tends to take a dip as the temperatures decline. One such healthy treat you must load up on in…

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Winter Warmers: Do You Know The Difference Between Stew, Soup, Stock and Broths?

Winter is finally here and we can’t express the amount of delight we get out of curling up inside our blanket and slurping on some heartwarming soup. While the world of winter warmers may swing between broths, stews, chowder and soups, it is good to know what makes each one of them different from the other. But, why exactly should we take the pain to differentiate between them? Well, if you think there is a world of a difference between pilafs, biryani, fried rice and pulao, then trust us, this would be an equally enlightening…

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Mulligatawny Soup: How Soup Met Rasam and Became a Favourite Anglo Indian Dish

Soups are comfort food, especially during monsoons. The nourishing nature of soups, cooked with the goodness of spices, herbs, vegetables and meats, acts as a shield against various infections. There are countless variations of soups that are a part of Indian culinary repertoire. However, India boasts of this ‘English’ yet Tamilian soup with an uncanny past – the Mulligatawny Soup. A hybrid of soup and rasam, it makes for a very popular starter in many fine dining restaurants across the country and around the world. Mulligatawny is a Tamil word…

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