Mango Chutney Crackers

I don’t know where this idea came from, it just pretty much popped into my head when I was thinking of making my curried lentil soup the other day. Seemed logical to make something that would compliment the soup I was making, to match the spices. Something crisp and crunchy to go with smooth soup….

Curried lentil (Dhal) Soup

Lentil soup reminds me of being off school as a child and eating a steaming bowlful, balanced on a tray whilst watching trashy daytime TV – pure cosy comfort! I’d also call this recipe a ‘nifty thrifty’ recipe – packed full of spicy flavour and goodness but costing pennies to make. You can’t argue with that….

Curried parsnip soup

It’s time to get the roots out! The first frost has been and gone and it’s time to indulge in some serious warming food. In my opinion, you can’t get much more wintery than parsnips – well maybe Brussels, but they are more controversial (for the record – I like them when they’re done right)….