Nori omelet with miso mushroom broth

Jody Vassallo, Central Tilba  

This recipe is a great way to start your day. I find if I have eggs for breakfast, I am not hungry or distracted by food until lunchtime. If you don’t have dashi, you could use a homemade stock. I use red miso in winter and lighter shiro miso in the hotter months as it is less salty. Serves 4

8 eggs
4 spring onions, sliced, plus extra … Read more »

Kelly’s Soupadoopa Soup (with thanks to Eastwoods of Bermagui) 

Here’s what you will need: 

1 tbsp olive oil
2 carrots, peeled and diced
2 zucchini, diced
2 sticks celery, diced
1 brown onion, finely chopped
400 grams diced tomatoes
2 cups vegetable stock
400 grams cooked brown lentils, rinsed and drained
½ cup flat-leafed parsley leaves, chopped
1 lemon, quartered
4 crusty wholegrain rolls, to serve 

Here’s what you will do: 

1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add … Read more »

Absurdly quick and delicious soup

by Flick Ruby

2 big tablespoons of your favourite curry paste – mine is Thai green, but this works with Massaman, red, yellow or any curry paste in a jar
1 can coconut milk
500 g of frozen chopped spinach
1 cup of veg or chicken stock
chilli flakes if you like them

Heat up the curry paste, adding a few tablespoons of the coconut milk. Stir and cook for a minute or two, until you can smell the … Read more »

West African Peanut Soup

by Bhagya

4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
2 cups water
1 medium red onion, chopped
2 tablespoons peeled and minced fresh ginger
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon salt
1 bunch collard greens (or kale), ribs removed and leaves chopped into 25 mm strips
¾ cup unsalted peanut butter (chunky or smooth)
½ cup tomato paste
hot sauce, like sriracha … Read more »

Roast Pumpkin Soup

1 kg peeled, deseeded pumpkin
1 medium parsnip, peeled
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon butter
1 large onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
generous pinch ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon ground cumin
Salt and pepper to taste
1 litre chicken or vegetable stock
Cream, sour cream or yoghurt for serving

Chop pumpkin and parsnip into evenly sized pieces. Place on a baking tray, drizzle … Read more »

Soup-a-doopa Soup

Bermagui Preschool

‘I don’t like vegetables. But I love Soup-a-Doopa Soup. I made it!!! Can I have more soup please?’ Eva

Here’s what you will need:

1 tablespoon olive oil
2 carrots, peeled and diced
2 zucchini, diced
2 sticks celery, diced
1 brown onion, finely diced
400 g can diced tomatoes (or fresh)
2 cups vegetable stock
400 g can brown lentils, rinsed
½ cup parsley, chopped
1 lemon, … Read more »