It’s officially cold, and there’s nothing for warming hearts and hearths like a steaming bowl of soup. From delicious broths to rich stews, here are our favourite recipes for the winter months. As a bonus, they use low-energy appliances, so you can keep both your effort and your energy usage to a minimum.
Yes, you can make fabulous soups from scratch, among other meals, in your microwave.
Don’t be put off by these seemingly long lists of ingredients. There’s very little prep involved, and then the slow cooker does all the work.
Want the intense flavours of slow cooking in the cook time of a microwave? Use a pressure cooker for bold, hearty flavours at a fraction of the usual time.