Also known as kirmizi mercimek corbasi pirincli in Turkey, this delicious soup has a thick consistency and all the nutritional goodness of rice, onions, tomatoes and potato.
This soup/stew style dish is incredibly popular in Portugal. Choose your favourite kind of seafood to tailor it exactly to your liking.
A Spanish cold vegetable soup, Gazpacho Andaluz is a perfect starter to a Summer meal. It is easy to make and can be prepared the day before serving. Simply keep it covered in plastic in the refrigerator.
Prawn laksa is a delicious Asian-style broth with noodles and fresh seafood. You can use either hokkien or dried rice noodles if fresh rice noodles are unavailable.
Tom Yum Goong is a hot and sour prawn soup with prawns and lemongrass that originated in Thailand. It is probably the most popular soup in all of Thai cuisine and makes a fantastic appetiser.
Harira is Morocco’s most famous soup. It has a thick, rich consistency and a winning combination of lentil and tomato flavours. It is traditionally eaten to break the fast during Ramadan.
Even though these flavoursome mushies are great on their own, the secret ingredient to this recipe is Worcestershire sauce. Vegetarians can leave it out, but it really does make them lip-smacking good.
Known as Khombi Tarkari, these spicy mushrooms make a mouth-watering appetiser. It’s the combination of juicy mushroom, tangy ginger and hot chilli that makes them addictively good.