Posts Tagged ‘Soup Kitchen’

Soup Kitchen No.6

Posted in soup kitchen on April 18th, 2012 by Kevin – Be the first to comment

The next Soup Kitchen is set for Monday 23 April, at the Happy Kitchen Canteen. We’ll be preparing a Spring Vegetable Soup using Homemade Vegetable Stock. What will be in it? Just wait and see! I will be visiting the Stoke Newington Farmers Market a few days before, where I’ll pick out some organic, seasonal vegetables for us to create the Soup. To book yourself a place, contact Happy Kitchen via email or call 020 8525 4994.

Soup Kitchen No. 5

Posted in courses, farmers markets, soup kitchen on April 1st, 2012 by Kevin – Be the first to comment

John takes a sneak preview of the recipe for last weeks’ Soup Kitchen class at the Happy Kitchen Canteen. On the menu: a Hearty Cannellini Bean, Kale and Leek Soup made from Scratch using homemade Vegetable Stock.

As part of the lesson, we delved into the world of pressure cooking, and had an opportunity to take a taste test of pressure cooking vs canned beans for flavour and texture. The verdict? Overwhelmingly in favour of the pressure cooked pulses.

The final result. A beautiful bowl of Soup combining Onions, Leeks, Kale, Cannelini Beans, Wild Garlic, Fresh Thyme Rosemary and Parsley, all purchased from the Ripple Farm stall at the Stoke Newington Farmers Market.

The leftover Soup, enjoyed the next day with the addition of a few sauteed Shiitake Mushrooms. The next Soup Kitchen is scheduled for Monday 23 April at the Happy Kitchen Canteen. We’ll be preparing a Spring Vegetable Soup using Seasonal Vegetables. To book yourself a place, contact Happy Kitchen on 020 8525 4994 or email booking@happykitchen.org.uk

Soup Kitchen No.5

Posted in soup kitchen, soups on March 21st, 2012 by Kevin – Be the first to comment

The next Soup Kitchen is set for next Monday 26 March, at the Happy Kitchen Canteen. We’ll be preparing a White Bean, Leek and Kale Soup using Homemade Vegetable Stock and seasonal vegetables. I’ll be using this class as an opportunity to introduce people to the wonders of Pressure Cooking, and the difference it makes to cooking pulses and grains. To book yourself a place, contact Happy Kitchen on 020 8525 4994 or email booking@happykitchen.org.uk

Soup Kitchen No.4

Posted in soup kitchen, soups on February 29th, 2012 by Kevin – Be the first to comment

Images from Monday night’s Soup Kitchen class at the Happy Kitchen Canteen. We made a simple Udon Noodle Soup from Scratch, and also had time to whip up a batch of tempura batter and do some deep fried Squash, Tofu and Onions. Shown at the end is some of the leftover soup, served with a bit of panfried Salmon. We were far too busy tucking into our bowls to take any pictures on the night. The next Soup Kitchen is set for Monday 26 March, when we’ll be preparing a White Bean, Leek and Kale Soup. To book yourself a place, contact Happy Kitchen on 020 8525 4994 or email booking@happykitchen.org.uk

Soup Kitchen next Monday!

Posted in soup kitchen, soups on February 23rd, 2012 by Kevin – Be the first to comment

A quick reminder, the next Soup Kitchen class is on next Monday, 27 February at the Happy Kitchen Canteen. We will be preparing a simple, hearty Udon Noodle Soup from Scratch using homemade Vegetable Stock and Organic seasonal vegetables. An introduction to the delights of Japanese Kombu Dashi style broths, which are ridiculously quick and easy to make. Book yourself a place at the table! Contact Happy Kitchen on 020 8525 4994 or email booking@happykitchen.org.uk

Soup Kitchen No.4

Posted in soup kitchen, soups on February 9th, 2012 by Kevin – Be the first to comment

The next class in my Soup Kitchen series is pencilled in for Monday 27 February at the Happy Kitchen Canteen. As usual, we will prepare a delicious Soup from Scratch using homemade Vegetable Stock and Organic seasonal vegetables. This time it will be a simple, hearty Udon Noodle Soup. It’s a variation on our usual fare, and an introduction to the delights of Japanese Kombu Dashi style broths. Contact Happy Kitchen to book on 020 8525 4994 or email booking@happykitchen.org.uk

Soup Kitchen No.3

Posted in soup kitchen on February 2nd, 2012 by Kevin – Be the first to comment

Soup Kitchen No.3 took place on Monday evening, at the Happy Kitchen Canteen. As usual, we whipped up a delicious Soup from Scratch using homemade Vegetable Stock and Organic seasonal vegetables. This time we created a hearty Pumpkin & Miso Soup, just perfect for the icy weather. The next Soup Kitchen is lined up for Monday 27 February, when we’ll be making a Hearty Udon Noodle Soup. Contact Happy Kitchen to book on 020 8525 4994 or email booking@happykitchen.org.uk

Soup Kitchen No.3

Posted in soup kitchen on January 20th, 2012 by Kevin – Be the first to comment

Soup Kitchen No.3 takes place on Monday 30 January at the Happy Kitchen Canteen. I’ll be creating a Hearty Pumpkin & Miso Soup from scratch using home-made Vegetable Stock and local, seasonal Vegetables. It won’t just be about making soup, we’ll also engage in a conversation about food, inspire our cooking practice, and enjoy a meal together. If you’d like to book a place, please contact Happy Kitchen on 020 8525 4994 or email Happiness HQ. It’s also worth checking out the full lineup of cooking classes now available at Happy Kitchen.

Soup Kitchen No.2

Posted in courses, soup kitchen, soups on November 22nd, 2011 by Kevin – Be the first to comment

Soup Kitchen No.2 took place last night, and a class of eager participants joined me at the Happy Kitchen Canteen to create a Hearty Onion Soup from scratch using home-made Vegetable Stock and local, seasonal Vegetables. This is part of an ongoing series of cooking classes, with the next one lined up for Monday 30 January. We’ll be making a different soup each time: next up will be a Pumpkin and Miso Soup. Of course, its not just about making soup. It’s also a chance to engage in a conversation about food, inspire our cooking practice, and enjoy a meal together. You can buy gift vouchers for loved ones, at only £20 a head. If you’d like to book a place, please contact Happy Kitchen on 020 8525 4994 or email Happiness HQ.

Hearty Onion Soup Kitchen

Posted in courses, soup kitchen, soups on November 18th, 2011 by Kevin – Be the first to comment

A test run of the Onion Soup I’ll be making at Soup Kitchen No.2, Monday 21 November at the Happy Kitchen Canteen. It’s a traditional recipe, a rich, hearty Soup made with White Onions, White Wine and homemade Vegetable Stock. We’ll use Flour to thicken it, which in this case will be a gluten-free Buckwheat to fit in with Happy Kitchen’s gluten-free ethos. There’s no compromise on taste and flavour. We’ll be serving with Gluten-free or Sourdough bread from from the E5 Bakehouse, and some Gruyere for old-school cheese-lovers. Would you like to join in on the class? There’s still a few places left. Just £20 a spot, so get in quick. To book, call Happy Kitchen on 020 8525 4994 or email booking@happykitchen.org.uk