We are pleased to be offering cookery demonstrations from our team here at the soup dragon.
For all of the folk who have asked when Marco’s going to run a cookery course or how Smit prepares curry, here’s a chance to find out for yourself, over dinner.
These deals are available by arrangement with us here, but as a special we are offering a few on groupon, have a look
Marco’s Italian Feast
Marco has a real passion for food, with Italian background and Scottish gusto he has provided cookery demonstrations for the riverside show, as well as everyone in the kitchen.
Arancini, rice balls like you have never had before.
Uniquely marinated pork on rosemary sprig skewers
Parmegana Melanzane, A rich baked aubergine dish.
Zabaglione, super sweet and delicious Italian dessert
Chappli kebab, using raw spices to make a fierce kebab, no skewers required.
Pakora, many different types available, learn the basics here.
Harah Murgh, Light and aromatic marinated chicken.
Mithai chaul, sweet and fruity indian rice pudding
Served all day
Persian Eggs & Dates
A Middle Eastern breakfast speciality – soft scrambled eggs with chopped dates, on white or brown toast
Poached Eggs with Polenta & Black Pudding or Veggie Haggis
Fried polenta cake with black pudding/vegan haggis and perfectly poached eggs
GF V £5.95
Huevos al Gusto
Eggs scrambled with peppers, red onion, coriander, chilli and paprika, served with warm soft tortilla
Full Scottish Breakfast
Sausage, bacon, black pudding, haggis, homemade baked beans, tattie scones, mushrooms and tomato
With brown or white toast and eggs your way £8.95
Veggie or Vegan Full Scottish Breakfast
Homemade vegan sausage, veggie haggis, grilled tomato, grilled mushroom, homemade baked beans, scrambled tofu or eggs as preferred, white or brown toast, and tattie scones.
Light, fluffy egg-soaked toast with a hint of cinnamon and maple syrup on the side
Add bacon for £1
A fresh breakfast roll with your choice of Bacon, Egg, Sausage, Black Pudding, Haggis, Vegan Sausage, Vegan Haggis, Tattie Scone
£2.75 for 1 filling 60p each for additional fillings
Please see board for today’s soups – almost all are vegan and gluten-free, please check if you have any questions.
Served with homemade soda bread (dairy free/sliced bread also available)
Homemade Beetroot Pâté
Fresh, sweet and slowly baked, served with black pepper oatcakes or toast and side salad
Baked Mushrooms with a Cheddar and Herb Gratin
Served with dressed rocket, and homemade soda bread
V, GF available
Feta, olives, red onions, tomato & cucumber with a lemon and herb dressing
V, GF available
Delicious chick pea, herb and garlic bites. Served with pitta bread & hummus
With croutons, onion, tomato, olives, capers, garlic herbs. Served with baby potatoes and side salad.
Marco’s Marvellous Mac and Cheese
A delicious Italian baked mac and cheese, served with garlic bread and salad
Add Bacon lardons, chorizo or tomato and red onion for £1 per item
Classic Italian penne pasta in a tomato sauce bursting with basil and garlic. Served with garlic bread
Penne pasta with a tomato and chili sauce. Served with garlic bread
Penne al Forno
Penne pasta baked in a tomato, cream and mozzarella sauce
Vegetarian / Vegan Antipasti Platter
A board of mixed vegetable goodies, such as pickled cucumber, soy and sesame marinated carrots, beetroot pate, tomato oil and parsley hummus, and mixed roast peppers, aubergines and courgette.
£9.95 for one person, £17.95 for 2 people
Tasty Italian toast served on a bed of rocket. Choose from:
Traditional tomato, fresh basil, garlic and extra virgin olive oil £4.50
Grilled Veg & Goats Cheese £4.50
Roast Peppers, herbs, garlic and extra virgin olive oil £4.50
Or all three together £6.95
Add fresh melted mozzarella £1
Sandwiches, Toasties, and Ciabattas
served with side salad and purple coleslaw
Betty’s Free Range Egg Mayo and Cress £4.95
Mature Cheddar and Homemade Chutney £4.95
Homemade Hummus or beetroot pate and Roast Vegetable £5.95
Chicken and Bacon Club £5.95
Roast Ham & Caramelised Onion £5.95
Sausage with Caramelised Onion £5.95
Vegan sausage with Caramelised Onion £5.95
Cheese Savoury £4.95
Black Pudding, Mozzarella & Rocket £5.95
Served with side salad, and purple coleslaw
Chicken, bacon & brie £5.50
Salmon & cream cheese £5.95
Brie and caramelised onion £5.50
Soup Combo Deal: Add a bowl of soup to any of these for £2.50
House Salad £1.95
Chunky Fries £2.00
Sweet potato fries £2.75
Garlic Bread £1.95
Garlic bread with mozzarella £2.95
Desserts & Cakes
Please see the blackboard for dessert specials and the cake case for today’s range of homemade cakes.
Our usual range includes gluten-free chocolate brownies and caramel shortcake, vegan cupcakes and traybakes, and gluten-free, raw vegan Energy Balls, as well as traditional favourites like carrot cake and tiffin.
Fentimans soft drinks: £2.50
Orange & Mandarin
St Helier Sparkling Lemon or Orange £2.00
Ginger Beer, Pink Grapefruit, Lemon Lime and Bitters, Blood orange
Bottle of Strathmore water: Still or sparkling £1.00
Irn Bru/diet Irn Bru £1.50
Diet Coke £1.50
Cawston Press fruit juice cartons £1.20
Flat White £2.50
Flavoured Latte £3.00
Double Espresso £1.80
Hot Chocolate £2.75
Caffe con panna £1.80 /£2.40
(made with condensed milk, Nutella or vegan Biscoff) £2.95
Mumbai Railway Chai – A beautifully spiced, rich sweet milky tea £2.95
Caffeine-free Herbal Teas: £2.00
Lemon, Ginger & Honey
Cranberry & Blood Orange
Blackcurrant & Blueberry
Apple & Pear
Cherry & Cinnamon