Sugarbird's Sweet Nothings

I am passionate about food. And cooking. And baking. And running. Come and find a new recipe, a funny story, some strong opinions and whatever else I feel like throwing in the mix today.
May 7th, 2011

Creamy Tomato Soup

Due to my injury inflicted running fast, I have really been trying to eat well this week. Due to my love of all things baked and sweet, its not easy. I have been fighting the call of the chocolate and resisting the lure to bake something horribly decadent.  I am strong. Like a bull.

So in the interest of healthy eating and to ensure that I go to work armed with enough vegetable goodness to obscure all thoughts of the vending machine, I decided to make a huge vat of tomato soup. Tomato is my absolute favourite soup and I don’t need much of an excuse to crack out my biggest saucepan and the tomatoes and basil.

This soup uses tinned tomatoes and it really has a different flavour to a fresh tomato soup. Fresh tomatoes have their place, and they are beautiful and tasty, but tinned tomatoes also have their place. Pasta sauce, bolognaise, stews, and this soup. Don’t believe me? Try it for yourself. Read the rest of this entry »