Spud Sunday: East of Cork

It all boils down to soup in the end, with beetroot and potato soup made from the spoils of a visit to to Midleton Farmers’ Market and to Barnabrow House in East Cork, where chef Stuart Bowes is making his mark

Spud Sunday: Liquid Lunch

It’s a potato, fish and tomato stew. Or a very hearty, fishy soup. Or possibly both.

Spud Sunday: A Resolutionary Soup

A simple white winter vegetable soup with potatoes, celeriac, cauliflower and roasted garlic – just the recipe for this time of year

Spud Sunday: Food, The West Cork Way

As part of the new West Cork Food initiative, I got to fillet & smoke fish with the fabulous Sally Barnes; back at home, I made this potato and lentil stew to go with it

Spud Sunday: Souper Food

Mushroom soup with celeriac and potato, inspired by Gorta’s Soup For Life campaign and the ongoing quest for a good mushroom soup

The Good, The Bad, And The Perishable

The Stop Food Waste campaign launches with demos from Rachel Allen, Kevin Thornton & Donal Skehan, and provides the inspiration for a quickly made Asian noodle soup and much else to chew on besides.

Oats, Glorious Oats

A hamper of oats from Flahavan’s means that I’ll have this coconut soup with oatmeal high on my winter menu, alongside an awful lot of porridge

Ready, Steady, Click

A vegetable soup with roasted aubergines inspired by Cully & Sully and their ChefFactor competition