Archive for September, 2010

September Scavenger Hunt Complete!

Posted: 26 September 2010 in MSH

This was a really hard month for me! Very glad to have finished it!

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Sweet potato and orange soup

Posted: 12 September 2010 in Recipes

This is one of my favourite soups. I think it was originally from the Covent Garden soup recipe book.

  • 20g butter (I use a tiny bit of oil)
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 500g sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 200g potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 700ml vegetable stock
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 150ml milk
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

Cook the onion in the butter (or oil) until soft, without colouring.
Add the sweet potatoes, potatoes, orange juice, stock and ground coriander. Cover and bring to the boil. Simmer until the vegetables are tender.
Cool a little, then blend. Taste for seasoning and serve with creme fraiche if required.

September Scavenger Hunt

Posted: 1 September 2010 in MSH

I have so much fun with the Flickr scavenger hunt each month. Why don’t you come and join in?
http://www.flickr.com/groups/monthlyhunt/

September 2010 Scavenger Hunt

1. Tummy
2. Laryngitis
3. Effervescent
4. Xenopus
5. Quandary
6. Junk
7. Cease fire
8. Vacation
9. Octomom
10. Hugs
11. Xeric
12. Possibility
13. I’m confused
14. Bedtime
15. Undefeated
16. Newborn
17. Go further
18. Zero
19. Sunshine
20. Lager-drinking lush

365 Project: August Complete!

Posted: 1 September 2010 in 365 Project

August Scavenger Hunt Complete

Posted: 1 September 2010 in MSH