31 March 2008

and the Winner of No Croutons Required is...

Drum roll, please!
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Helen from Food Stories!










Helen made us a Smoky, Sweet & Spicy Red Pepper Soup topped with crumbly feta and minty oil. The peppers, tomatoes and garlic were roasted until a little charred, for extra flavour. It was a clear favourite and way out in front, in our voting poll!

Well done Helen! Here is your winner's badge.

Visit Lisa's blog for the next challenge and a big thank you to everyone who took part this month :)

11 comments:

  1. i missed the challenge this month, but was actually wondering if red pepper makes a good soup yesterday! this looks great....I will be in the next group, I promise. I also promise to highlight you specifically on my blog this week too! hope things are going well!

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  2. Hi Mary,
    Nice to hear from you. I bet things have been crazy there for you. Things are going fine here, the weeks are just flying by. I can't believe it is now April!

    Helen's soup does look gorgeous, doesn't it?

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  3. You did an excellent job with the roundup Holler. Congratulations to Helen for her delicious soup. Can't wait to see what everyone comes up with this month:D

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  4. yay! I'm so happy that everyone liked my soup! Thanks to everyone for voting. I'm looking forward to the next round!

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  5. Perfect Pick Holler! This is so fun!

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  6. perhaps, my marmite soup will win the crowd over.....lol

    well done helen! *weeps*

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  7. Well done Helen (aaagh)...

    I reckon us carnivoures get marked down you know :o)

    No, a worthy winner, looks superb!

    Cheers
    David

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  8. Hi Helen, it was a mighty fine soup!

    Hi Deb, I am glad you are enjoying the challenge!

    Well I won't vote for it Pixie! I can't imagine anything more vile!

    Blasphemy David!

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  9. Very nice roundup! What impresses me about the winner is the simplicity and few ingredients in her soup. From viewing your two No Croutons Required roundups I have come to realize that I take the "kitchen sink" approach to soup. My first entry for vegetarian soup had 17 ingredients and my entry for this roundup had a whopping 25! All of my soup recipes have at least 12 ingredients.

    I'm going to see if I can control myself next time and aim for under 10 ingredients :)

    I almost didn't recognize you! Cute new avatar photo!

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  10. Thanks Lisarene, I had a lot of stick about my previous photo from family and friends, so I decided it was time for a change!

    I thought your spicy vegetable soup look really tasty! But I look forward to seeing the result of your change of tactics!

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