Homemade Chicken Stock


This tasty stock can be used to flavour soups, stews or any other dish that requires stock. Shop-bought stocks are often very salty, so rather make your own. It is also a great way to use the chicken carcasses that you would normally throw away.

Makes about 1 litre

Recipe from Thabisa Dingiswayo

Chicken and Corn Soup


Serves 6 – 8

Recipe from Fazlin Sandan

Vegetable Soup with Mince


Serves 8 – 10

Recipe from Hettie Little

Mushroom Soup


Mariam says that her recipe has been in the family for years and is perfect for a special occasion. The homemade stock is delicious and contains no added salt.Serves 4

Recipe from Mariam Jaffar

Butternut Soup


The spices and apple add delicious flavours to the soup and the potatoes give it a creamy texture.Serves 6

Recipe from Komane Ramolwetsi

Spicy Red Lentil and Vegetable Soup


Remember that red lentils cook in 20 minutes, making this a quick soup. Serves 6 – 8

Recipe from Delicia Czech

Hearty Bean Soup


The dried beans, lentils and veggies make this a filling soup for winter. Beans and lentils are a healthy source of protein. Serves 8

Recipe from Hilda Williams