Posts in soup
Nkululeko's Bean Soup & Cheese dumplings

The dish Nkululeko has chosen to share is one of his favourite home-cooked recipes,and the first meal he made for his fellow students in his first few days at the school. His bean soup and cheese dumplings promises to please.

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Trizanne Kodi's Celery Soup

Trizanne Kodi's mom has worked in a professional kitchen, so this adds to her understanding of the industry and sets her in a good position for what is to come. “Ever since I was a little girl I've stood, side by side, with my mum in the kitchen,” Trizanne says. “Before coming to chef school, she taught me all I know about food. I’m sharing her celery soup recipe, passed down to me and, whenever we've had guests, we have served it. I hope, with winter coming up, this recipe will be made, shared and enjoyed by your family and friends.” This dish intrigued me because, of all available vegetables, fresh celery is one I really don’t enjoy. Trizanne’s soup, however, is the best version of celery I have ever tasted. I suggest you try it.

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Mira Staszowska's Beetroot Borscht / Beetroot Soup

Mira and her team made this most delicious beetroot borsch, my palate was surprised at the simple deliciousness of this together with the complex dimensions within this little bowl. I’m not hugely fond of any sorts of ‘beetroot soups’ so I would never have ordered this but what a special tasting gift.

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Emily's Frankies' Ginger Ham and Green Bean Salad

The recipe student Emily Schmidt selected includes the use of ginger beer and you’ll be surprised how easy it is to prepare her Frankie’s Ginger-Beer Poached Gammon. I know that as you look at the photograph (taken by the school’s new photographer, Kate Martens) and read up the recipe, you’ll be asking yourself why you save gammon for Christmas.

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