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Cozy Winter Soup Recipes to Warm Your Home and Style Your Table

As winter wraps its chilly embrace around us, there’s nothing more comforting than a bowl of warm, hearty soup. At Hannahygge, we believe that creating a cosy atmosphere goes beyond just beautiful homewares – it’s about the entire dining experience. Our carefully curated collection of homewares, from elegant dining wear to stylish tableware, complements these five winter soup recipes perfectly. So, grab your favourite bowl, light a candle, and let’s dive into the flavours of the season.


1. Classic Butternut Pumpkin Soup


The sweet and nutty flavour of butternut pumpkin makes this soup a winter favourite. Its creamy texture is perfect for a cosy night in, especially when served in our chic dining wear.


Ingredients:

  • 1 large butternut pumpkin, peeled and cubed

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 4 cups vegetable stock

  • 1 cup coconut milk

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Fresh thyme for garnish


Instructions:

  1. In a large pot, sauté onion and garlic until fragrant.

  2. Add the butternut pumpkin and vegetable stock. Bring to a boil, then simmer until the pumpkin is tender.

  3. Purée the soup using an immersion blender or in batches in a blender.

  4. Stir in the coconut milk, season with salt and pepper.

  5. Serve in your favourite bowl from our dining wear collection and garnish with fresh thyme.


2. Hearty Lentil and Sausage Soup


This hearty lentil and sausage soup is the ultimate comfort food. Packed with protein and flavour, it’s perfect for those cold winter nights. Enjoy it with a slice of crusty bread served on our stylish tableware.


Ingredients:

  • 400-500gms Italian or plant-based sausage

  • 1 cup lentils, rinsed

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 carrots, diced

  • 2 celery stalks, diced

  • 4 cups chicken stock

  • 2 cups water

  • 1 can diced tomatoes

  • 1 tsp dried oregano

  • Salt and pepper to taste


Instructions:

  1. In a large pot, brown the sausage and set aside.

  2. In the same pot, sauté the onion, carrots, and celery until tender.

  3. Add the lentils, chicken stock, water, tomatoes, oregano, and cooked sausage. Bring to a boil.

  4. Reduce heat and simmer until lentils are tender.

  5. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with a slice of crusty bread and enjoy your meal with our chic tableware.


3. Creamy Tomato Basil Soup


A classic favourite, this creamy tomato basil soup is both rich and tangy. It pairs beautifully with a grilled cheese sandwich for a simple yet delightful meal, especially when served in our elegant dining wear.


Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 4 cups canned tomatoes

  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock

  • 1 cup heavy cream

  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped

  • Salt and pepper to taste


Instructions:

  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot and sauté onion and garlic until soft.

  2. Add tomatoes and stock. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 20 minutes.

  3. Purée the soup until smooth. Return to the pot and stir in the cream.

  4. Season with salt and pepper and stir in the fresh basil.

  5. Serve in our elegant dining wear bowls, garnished with additional basil leaves.


4. Rustic French Onion Soup


French onion soup is a timeless classic, known for its rich, deep flavours and cheesy topping. Serve it in our beautiful tableware to make this comforting dish even more special.


Ingredients:

  • 4 large onions, thinly sliced

  • 4 tbsp butter

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tbsp flour

  • 1 cup dry white wine

  • 6 cups beef stock

  • 1 baguette, sliced

  • 2 cups Gruyère cheese, grated


Instructions:

  1. In a large pot, melt butter and sauté onions until caramelised.

  2. Add garlic and flour, stirring constantly for 2 minutes.

  3. Pour in the wine and deglaze the pot, scraping up any browned bits.

  4. Add the beef stock and bring to a simmer.

  5. Ladle the soup into bowls, top with baguette slices and Gruyère cheese. Grill until the cheese is melted and bubbly.

  6. Enjoy your French onion soup served in our stylish tableware for a truly comforting experience.


5. Spicy Black Bean Soup


For those who enjoy a bit of heat, this spicy black bean soup is a perfect winter warmer. It's hearty, healthy, and full of bold flavours. Serve it with a dollop of sour cream in our exquisite dining wear.


Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and chopped

  • 2 cans black beans, drained and rinsed

  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock

  • 1 tsp cumin

  • 1 tsp smoked paprika

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Fresh coriander and lime wedges for garnish


Instructions:

  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot and sauté onion, garlic, and jalapeño until soft.

  2. Add black beans, stock, cumin, and smoked paprika. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 20 minutes.

  3. Purée half of the soup for a thicker consistency, then mix it back into the pot.

  4. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with a dollop of sour cream, fresh coriander, and lime wedges in our exquisite dining wear.


Styling Your Winter Table


To make your winter dining experience even more special, consider how you set your table. Our homewares style tips include:


  • Layered Textures: Use cosy textiles like linen napkins and woven placemats to add warmth and depth.

  • Candlelight: Create a soothing ambiance with candles in varying heights and sizes.

  • Seasonal Centrepieces: Incorporate winter elements like pinecones, evergreen branches, and rustic wooden accents.


At Hannahygge, we believe that every meal should be an experience, combining delicious recipes with beautiful homewares. Explore our collection of dining wear and tableware to elevate your winter soup dinners. Stay warm, stylish, and well-fed this season!

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