Category Archives: soups/sauces/dips

Baby Peas, love to love you…

Fresh peas are great, and this works well with them too….. Continue reading

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QHM #5 – Bolognese – quick, kid tasty and full of hidden vegies

Great for a healthy lasagna

Let’s get it straight from the outset. This is not a traditional Bolognese sauce. This is a pasta sauce that is delicious, low fat and hides vegetables, so your kids get a great meal, and you get peace. They can even help you make it.

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Pea and Ham Soup Gordon Ramsay – QHM #4

This via a request from a subscriber.

Ramsay might be an attention-seeking, tourettes-suffering narcissist, but the guy can really cook.

Click on the link to find his recipe, with the usual adjustments from your favourite Camel.

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Pea and ham soup – Gordon Ramsay

This via a request from a subscriber.

Ramsay might be an attention-seeking, narcissist, but the guy can really cook.

Click on the link to find his recipe, with the usual adjustments from your favourite Camel.

Continue reading

Puttanesca – true love, QHM #3 and another great supermarket chique item

 This sauce is as reliable as the profession it’s named after. Here, I’ll show you the easy and wonderful way to a sauce you can use as a dip, a pasta sauce, and a spectacular variation for a lasagne with understated class.

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QHM #2 – pumpkin soup – 13 twists

Ubiquitous as it is, pumpkin soup is popular for a reason. Great, cheap and healthy.

This dawned on me when I was hitched to the post of a friend’s tent in Armidale. He is a great cook, and we all loved his pumpkin soup, served with a teaspoon of butter and parmesan. Even the kids loved it, and they hate pumpkin!

What was the secret, I asked my host?

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Roast Garlic Puree – the great home made condiment

Poor garlic…we’ve been told how good it is for us, but can you think of another product where we accept such low standards? Yeah, ok most of them! the whole story