There’s nothing as comforting as a nice, hot, flavorsome soup to warm you on a cold day. Here are some ‘Top 10 Soup Recipes‘ according to The Telegraph. Though I just chuck all the veg I have lying around after the weekend feasting into a pot so as to have a solid lunchtime staple around on these cold winter afternoons.
Today I let an onion sweat in a big dollop of butter, and added ginger & garlic paste and some salt, ground cumin , tumeric and red chillies to make a base. Into this went chopped parsnips, a big potato, some leftover carrots and a couple of celery stalks, as well as a big helping of coriander, some pepper and, at the end, the juice of half a lemon ….thick, tasty and satisfying.