As a big fan of cooking in season and food preparation in general I thought I should make some space on this blog to mention specifically things that I love making.
In the winter I love collecting lots of root vegetables like parsnips, butternut squash, swede, sweet or regular potatoes and carrot and making a nice big hearty soup of some kind. Obviously vegetable soup if the easiest soup to make, but with a little bit of extra preparation of lentils by soaking them overnight and following other directions on the packet you can have an even more filling meal.
I think when I make soup the reason I love it so much is because it reminds me of the times I would come home from playing out with friends or after school and there would be that beautiful smell in the house of my mum’s homemade lentil soup slowly warming on the hob. As adults I think we are heavily influenced in the food experiences we had as children….