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Warming winter soups

As the weather gets colder, we all crave a hearty, delicious meal. So what could be more comforting than a bowl of soup to keep your family warm this winter? We have something for everyone with meaty treats and vegetarian delights from all over the globe.

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    Quick and simple creamy seafood chowder soup

    Nadia Lim's seafood chowder recipe is an absolute must-try. Packed with prawns, shellfish and with the comforting flavours of smoked fish, this creamy soup is simply delicious served with crusty bread on a cold day


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    Chicken and egg noodle soup with ginger and chilli

    There’s something pleasingly complete about Nadia Lim's chicken and egg noodle soup. A big bowl of this on a winter’s night is incredibly comforting, especially when drizzled with roast chilli vinegar.


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    Mushroom and thyme soup with roquefort croutons

    Do you love smooth, creamy mushroom soup, but also love the meaty texture of whole mushrooms? Here Nadia Lim has gone for both in this comforting mushroom and thyme soup with roquefort croutons.


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    French onion soup

    Is there anything more comforting on a cold winter's day than a hot bowl of French onion soup? Especially with a thick slice of toasted bread loaded with melted gruyere cheese.

    Woman's Day|

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    Thai pumpkin soup with coconut and lime

    Packed full of vitamin C, the versatile pumpkin adds more than just colour to a dish. So try this delicious Thai pumpkin soup with coconut and lime for a comforting dinner during these cold winter months.


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    Curried pear and parsnip soup with crispy bacon and chives

    Nici Wickes' curried pear and parsnip soup recipe has a velvety texture and spicy-sweet flavour. The addition of a starchy potato brings the parsnip and pear together beautifully. Serve with crispy bacon and enjoy!

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Smoky tomato seafood soup

    This smoky tomato seafood soup is a deliciously comforting meal that is perfectly rich and hearty and great served with crusty bread for mopping up the incredible juices.


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    Cauliflower and courgette soup

    Cauliflower and courgette add beautiful flavour and creaminess to this warming soup. Top with prosciutto and parsley, then serve with toasted sourdough for a balanced and tasty meal.

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|

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    Creamy turmeric, basil and buttercup soup

    If you're looking for a winter warmer, this is the dish for you! Combining creamy buttercup squash with beautiful mild spices and added flavour from cream cheese, a bowl of this soup is like a warm hug.


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    Chicken meatball laksa

    This fragrant soup is a fantastic idea for a quick dinner or lunch. With punchy flavours, homemade chicken meatballs and noodles to bulk it up, it's a delicious meal that will be on the table in just 30 minutes.


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    French-style chilled tomato and fennel soup

    Nici Wickes shares her mum's chilled tomato and fennel soup recipe. This dish is so refreshing and light, you can see why it's a favourite in French cuisine. Serve for lunch or on a balmy evening

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|