A few weeks ago I entered a competition on the Harris Farm Facebook page to win a Tefal Soup & Co. soup maker. This Soup & Co. is basically a blender with a heat setting so you just toss in your ingredients, push a button and 30 minutes later you’ve got yourself some soup.
Low and behold, it just so happened that I was chosen as one of the winners of the competition! How exciting!
Why the heck would anyone want a soup maker you ask? Why not just cook soup in a pot, you ask? Both good questions, but if you know me you know I love ANY kitchen gadget. For blended soups and sauces this is really a useful item to own. Previously I would have had to cook the soup or sauce in a pot and then transfer bit by bit into my food processor until it was all blended, usually making a complete mess along the way. So I love the idea of one appliance that does it all! This soup maker also doubles as a blender which will be handy for smoothies and frosty alcoholic beverages come summer.
It’s massive as well. It holds up to 1.8 litres so the batch of soup I made Saturday was enough for 4 Elsja sized portions (maybe 3 Andrew sized portions). It also comes with a recipe book which I used to make the vegetable soup shown in the photos. I won’t bother posting the recipe because to be honest it was pretty average, but it was so easy to make. I just chopped up the ingredients, threw them in the jug thing, added water and pressed one button. That’s it. It went from photo 2 to photo 3 in 30 minutes. It even stays warm for awhile after which is good for people like me who don’t like to clean up right away because there is no need to worry about the leftovers cooling and leaving a crusty film on the pan that is nearly impossible to scrub off.
Thanks so much to Harris Farm for this awesome prize! Definitely looking forward to using my fun new gadget very frequently in the near future!