Spicy sweetcorn chowder with an avocado and sweetcorn salsa (vegan)

This soup has it all: colour, flavour, texture and fragrance. Aside from the gorgeous golden colour, it’s deliciously smooth and creamy with a bite of chilli that cuts through the sweetness. Add to that the buttery coolness of avocado and the scent of lime and it’s sheer joy in every spoon. Don’t be put off…

Cream of mushroom and rice soup (vegan)

When it comes to vegan cooking, cashew nut cream has been a revelation to me. It’s one of the most versatile ingredients possible for adding the creaminess which dairy would otherwise provide. I’ve used it in desserts, cakes, salad dressings and soups, this one being one of my favourites. Because of the thick, creamy texture…