Soup, Glorious Soup!
Tell me. Are you like me? The minute the wind, rain and cold weather appears, I just feel like soup, soup, and more soup... It is the best comfort food I can think about. It feels like home or a cuddle, safe, reenergising and warm...
This Velouté and its smooth and velvety texture is the perfect start to our cooler time to come… Ginger, coriander and cumin are acting like a protection to our body and immune system.
Enjoy with no moderation and let us know of your special touch to add to this golden beauty.
For 4-6 person - Preparation: 20 minutes - Cooking: 30 minutes
1 whole pumpkin peeled & diced
1 big onion, peeled & sliced
1 medium carrot, peeled & diced
1 medium sweet potato peeled & diced
1 medium potato peeled & diced
2 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 teaspoon Sea Salt
¼teaspoon grounded Black Pepper
1 tablespoon butter
4 garlic cloves chopped
1 tablespoon fresh ginger grated
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon coriander
1 litre chicken stock
1 teaspoon of honey
150ml fresh cream
½cup of fresh coriander chopped
Pine nuts to decorate
Ingredients for Ginger Cream (mix all)
50ml fresh cream
3 tablespoon of milk
1 tablespoon of honey
2 teaspoon of freshly grated ginger
A pinch of sea salt
Preheat oven @ 200 degrés.
Cover a tray with baking paper
Place diced pumpkin, onion, sweet potato & carrot on the tray
Drizzle with olive oil, salt and pepper
Mix lightly.Roast for 20 minutes until vegetables are golden
While vegetables are roasting, melt butter & 1 tbsp of olive oil in a large pan, on medium heat
Add crushed garlic, grated ginger, coriander & cumin
Cook for a minute stirring continually
Add chicken stock, potato, honey, roasted vegetables
Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat to medium
Gently cook uncovered for 15 to 20 minutes, until potatoes are tender
Mix with a hand mixer until smooth creamy texture(this is like velvet…)
Season to your taste
Add the fresh cream and mix again
Serve with ginger cream(above), coriander freshly chopped and Pine Nuts
BON APPÉTIT !!