English onion soup with sage and Cheddar

My first office made onion soup and what a success it was! Thank you again Jamie Oliver for your inspiration. Of course I did have to adapt the recipe a little bit for (to many eaters ;-), but apart from the non-toasted bread and melted cheese, I did follow the method as stated. The stale…

Chicken noodle soup

Four free-range chickens were used for today’s BUX chicken noodle soup. For a couple of hours the office was filled with the lovely smell of chicken stock, just like home 😉 Ingredients (serves 6) 1 celery heart 200 g small carrots 100 g baby leeks 2 cloves of garlic 200 g small onions 1 thumb-sized…

Watercress soup

Dont’ you just love the winter. Great excuse to eat soup everyday 😉 Ingredients (serves 2-3) 2 potatoes 2 onions 2 cloves of garlic olive oil 400 ml organic stock 3 bunches of watercress Method Peel and roughly chop the potatoes, onions and garlic. In a large saucepan, heat a little olive oil, then sauté…

Happy New Year Tomato Soup!

It was my first day back in the office today and I got a warm welcome from my BUX buddies… did they miss me or my food? Both ways are fine with me, as I missed cooking for them too 😉 Everybody felt a little bit cold and shivery, so this Happy New Year Tomato…

Minestrone soup

As many people in my circle have been going down with the flu recently, I was looking for a meal that would give those people an energy boost. This is a great recipe which warms, fills and lifts you up! No more sniffing and coughing in the BUX office tomorrow 😉 Ingredients (serves 8) 1…

Roasted Tomato & Pumpkin Soup

Another Pumpkin Soup but well worth trying! Roasted Tomato & Pumpkin Soup (serves 6) Ingredients 1 onion chopped 6 cloves of garlic minced (or less if you like) 2 tbsp butter 500 gram tomatoes cut into quarters 1.5 kg butternut pumpkin, cut in half, skin on 1/4 tsp paprika 1/2 – 1 tsp oregano salt…

Creamy Mushroom Soup

This is the Queen of the soups in our office. The Buxers literally lick off their bowls. I can never make enough, and if there are some leftovers… the leftovers are not there for long. Try this, it’s not very difficult to make. Use button mushrooms, or try a mixture of different kinds if you…

Moroccan Carrot Red Lentil Soup

The spices in this soup make this dish brilliantly nice. The gorgeous smell going through the office this morning led to some colleague’s popping their head around the door of the kitchen. This soup makes you feel very warm inside. Perfect for this time of the year when it’s wet and gloomy outside. Moroccan Carrot…