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Avgolemono Soup – Σούπα αυγολέμονο

Mar 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Recipes, Soups

I can´t think of anything more Greek than Avgolemono. Many dishes are cooked and served with this sauce of egg and lemon. You can also find it in the Turkish Youvalakia. I have prepared a soup from Avgolemono. A fresh and tasty soup that is creamy though light. Preparation time: 20 minutes difficulty: easy Ingredients: [...]



Lentil soup with Feta cheese

Feb 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Recipes, Soups

In Greece you would rarely get lentils or lentil soup served with out Feta cheese. It is too good of a match. Still I am posting one of my favorite versions of lentil soup. The lightly sour taste of the Feta cheese goes very well with the soup, it adds a fresh touch to it. [...]



Apple and almond soup

Jan 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Recipes, Soups

A thick, hearty soup for cold days. The soup reminds me a bit of Asian sweet and sour soups. The almonds give it plenty of volume. With a slice of bread this soup is a whole meal, certainly for lunch. I can also imagine some croutons on top of it. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this [...]



Fanny’s fish soup

Dec 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Soups

Fanny’s fish soup is easy and fast to make. You have the benefits of intense and tasty fish soup without using a fish stock. The aroma comes form the canned sardines that are used in the soup. Some fried onions and the sardines are the base of the soup. You can use all sorts of [...]



Chicken soup – Κοτόσουπα

Dec 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Soups

The ideal time for a hot cup of soup has come. It is cold outside and nothing warms up better than a hot bowl of soup. Chicken soup is said to to wonders with people who have a cold. Besides that it is a must to have some soup in the kitchen when cooking. Preparation [...]



Chickpea soup with Radicchio and Prosciuto ham

Nov 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Soups

This hearty soup is prepared with salad. Radicchio is the salad of choice. This purple salad with a bitter tone goes very well with Prosciutto Crudo and Parmesan Cheese. It also features a few drops of wine. The chick peas give volume to the dish. I still had some boiled chick peas left over. In [...]



Potato Coconut Soup

Nov 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Soups

An interesting result of my latest soup experiments is this potato coconut soup. A combination I initially could not imagine to work. In the end it did and I must say this soup is one of my new favorites. A great combination of flavors. Some jives on top add the right touch of color! Preparation [...]



Chickpea soup – Revithada – Ρεβιθάδα

Oct 29th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Soups

There are many recipes for the classic Greek chickpea soup the Revithada. One can find this soup throughout Greece, it is very famous on the island of Sifnos though. There it is prepared very minimalistic with onion and lemon. The lemon is the most important component of the soup. I have prepared a soup that [...]



Broccoli Cream Soup

Oct 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Soups

Broccoli is in season here and so is soup. Nothing better to come home to a hot cup of tasty and healthy soup. This one is again easy to make. All you need is a pot, a blender and 20 minutes time. Well some ingredients you will need too. Preparation time: 3 minutes cooking time: [...]



Paparot – Spinach and Polenta Soup

Oct 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Soups

This is a simple but delicious soup from the “Friaul” area. The ingredients are reduced to spinach and Polenta. This delicious soup can be a whole lunch if want as the Polenta as such is quite filling. I love easy going soups, especially the Italian ones. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook [...]