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Not a definitive list - but definitely some of our favourites!


We'll add new ones, as and when, and wherever possible we've acknowledged the source and/or whoever recommended it. 


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Red Pepper and Smoked Paprika Soup




(Looks just like Heinz Cream of Tomato doesn't it. Much tastier!)




2 tbsp olive oil

25g butter

1 banana shallots, halved

2 garlic cloves

1 tbsp smoked paprika (or to taste – this may be too much for you)

2 sprigs fresh thyme

2 tbsp tomato purée

400g roasted red peppers from a jar, drained

400ml chicken stock, hot

100ml double cream




Heat the oil and butter in a saucepan and once melted add the shallots, garlic, paprika and thyme and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add the tomato purée and cook for 1 minute. Add the peppers and stock and cook for 5-6 minutes, finish with the cream. Place in a blender and blend until smooth.




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