Soups were, are and will be the cosiest winter dish!

Winter is the season of soups! Lot’s of them! This fish soup, will accompany you during the cold days of winter and it’s surely a no-brainer to make!


Fresh or frozen, it doesn’t matter, as soon as you purchase couple of fresh raw heads and tails so you can make the most delicious broth! I used for this recipe the tails of 2 salmons and frozen cod and shrimps!


  • 2 fresh raw salmon tails
  • 300g frozen cod (defrosted and cubed)
  • 150g frozen shrimp (defrosted)
  • 1 fish stock cube
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 500ml water
  • 1 onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 celery (finely chopped)
  • 1 carrot (finely chopped)
  • 200g baby potatoes (washed and quartered)
  • Fresh coriander
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • Salt and Pepper

Recipe preparation

  1. In large pot, add couple of tablespoons of olive oil and fry the tails for couple of minutes.
  2. Remove tails and add celery, onion, carrot and the stock cubes, turmeric, cinnamon and paprika.
  3. Fry the ingredients for 2-3 minutes before adding the tomato paste.
  4. Cook the paste for 5 minutes and lower the heat to low adding the water.
  5. Add the baby potatoes and cook low for 8 minutes.
  6. Add cod and shrimps and cook for 10 minutes more.
  7. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Serve with toasted and buttered bread and a wedge of lemon.
  9. Enjoy.

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