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Steak & Green Bean Stir Fry

A good stir-fry is perfect for a quick dinner after a busy day. Usually requires a little effort and combines a good and healthy mix of veg, regardless if you are having a meat or vegetable variety. This particular stir-fry took less than 30 minutes from the start of prep to serving and it was… Continue reading Steak & Green Bean Stir Fry

Gluten free · Lunch · Recipes · serves 4 · Starters · Vegan · Vegetarian

Emilia’s Bulgarian Bean Soup

My friend Val tried out making my Bulgarian Bean Soup which I did for Christmas Eve. Check out how she got on with it in her post!

One Soup at a Time

When I started my blog I asked some friends for their own soup recipe – either their absolute favourite or one that means something to them. Emilia from Food Notes (@FoodNotesGla) instantly came up trumps with this recipe for Bean Soup, a traditional Bulgarian soup served on Christmas Eve. Emilia explains more about this Bulgarian tradition here.

Although this is served at Christmas, there is no need to wait until then before trying it for yourself. It’s a hearty soup that will heat you up on any cold day. The ingredients are all ones we’re familiar with in Scottish cooking but this combination gives a slightly different twist. Although it looks like a variation on Scotch Broth, it really is a different flavour.

The recipe below is taken directly from Emilia’s blog. Any notes of my own are in brackets.

Bean Soup

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Gluten free · Healthy eating · Lunch · Poultry · Recipes · serves 4 · Starters

Simple chicken & veg soup

There is nothing better than a warming soup on a cold day. This soup requires only a few ingredients and it's a lovely winter warmer. Not to mention how quick and easy it is to make! Takes about 30 minutes to make and it's perfect to take for an office lunch as well as eating… Continue reading Simple chicken & veg soup