Tag Archive: soup accompaniment

Jan 12

Mini scones


Fluffier than a cumulous cloud, these mini cobs can be rustled up and eaten in a matter of minutes. Secrete them into your dressing gown pockets for an air of eccentricity.

Nov 30

Wholemeal soda bread

Soda bread is a great standby, especially when you have something tasty bubbling away on the hob and are desperately in need of a no-fuss starchy side dish to soak up the juices. It is a perfect accompaniment to soups or stews and is brilliant breakfast fodder. Unlike yeast breads it doesn’t need to prove or rise so you can get a batch in the oven and ready to eat (if you don’t mind scalding your mouth) in around an hour.

May 17

Party bread with stilton and caramelised shallots

When this bread is turned out, it is a jigsaw-like structure with bite-sized pieces that can be individually plucked out and popped straight into your mouth instead of requiring laborious slicing like other, less clever, breads.

Mar 24

Cheesy wholemeal scone

This rustic scone round is the ultimate tear-and-share accompaniment to a bowl of homemade soup. It’s very quick to prepare so is perfect to whip up while your soup is simmering away.