Carrot soup!

It's all food & wine to me.....

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The cold weather is on it’s way and nothing else can warm the cockles more than a homemade soup. Served with Gruyere toasts or a crusty roll a soup can be a meal in itself, meaty, veggie, hearty, chunky or smooth I hope to make one soup a week, I will endeavor to keep them very different and hopefully I can inspire you to create you own fabulous winter soups too!

Lets start with a very versatile vegetable, the simple carrot….

What you will need……..

1 large pot with lid

1 stick blender

8 medium sized carrots, cleaned, peeled if necessary, chopped roughly

3 small potatoes, peeled and chopped roughly

1 litre shop bought vegetable stock ( unless of course you wish to make your own)

1 medium onion chopped

3 cloves of garlic peeled

2 tsp dried ginger

¼ tsp smoked paprika

1 tsp dried sage

salt & pepper

250ml thickened cream

What to do…….

Over a medium…

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