Soups

Caldo Verde – My Green Soup Redux

Caldo verde is many things: simple to make, inexpensive, nutritious, famously delicious, and beyond comforting. What it isn’t, however, is Spanish. I learned that after posting a version of this soup 10 years ago, when I tagged it as “Spanish Cuisine,” and a few very “passionate” Portuguese viewers let me know, in no uncertain terms,…

Boerewors and Bean Soup

I often do this recipe with left over boerewors from a braai.   Boerewors is a typical South African spicy sausage directly translated “boere” (Farmers) “wors” (Sausage).  A braai is just not quite a braai without boerewors sizzling over the fire. Ingredients:30ml Oil350g Boerewors1 large Onion (finely chopped)2 tsp Crushed garlic5ml smoked paprika2,5ml caraway seeds2…