Saturday, 4 February 2012

snow & spiced parsnip soup...


As reward for chopping lots of wood today in preparation for the snow and big freeze (it's snowing beautifully here *as forecast* at the moment), I made some spiced parsnip soup for the man, as he went about his chores! 

I didn't follow a recipe for the soup, just chopped up one large onion and a clove of garlic, sautéing in olive oil until soft in a large saucepan. Then added some grated fresh ginger, six peeled and chopped parsnips, one can of coconut milk and about one litre of vegetable stock. I seasoned then simmered for about half an hour until ready and then blended with a hand blender before serving topped with some parsnip crisps, delicious and warming! 

Here's hoping that it keeps snowing and we can go sledging tomorrow! 

5 comments:

  1. delicious. GOod work too, chopping wood in this weather. have you solved the coat dilemma? Lou x

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  2. Sounds scrummy and and definitely taking the recipe down!
    I am also hoping the snow leads to sledging, my daughter is finally old enough to enjoy it.

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  3. Hi Emma
    The soup sounds delicious!
    I hear from C over at Bristol Parenting Cafe that your both plotting a "National Den Day". Such a great idea!
    Our two children love to make dens (their latest is on my blog) and so I'll keep a look out for the announcement of N.D.D. !!
    Have a lovely weekend :-)
    Josie x

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  4. That soup sounds lush. Parsnip and ginger is good too, very warming. Love that enamel mug.

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  5. Soup sounds delicious! Great shot of it, with chicken just loitering in the background as well... Think we may be emerging from the cold - finally! - but a bit of a shame as I want to give the soup a go!

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