Spiced Pumpkin Soup

Spiced Pumpkin Soup

One of my good friends is Italian, and his lovely Mama, like any good Italian mother, always gifts him with food and plants when he visits or when she comes to town. It's become a bit of a thing lately that she is now also including me in the tradition, and most recently I scored some gorgeous potted succulents, and 2 weeks ago, half a pumpkin from Uncle Silvini's farm!

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Chunky Minestrone Soup

Chunky Minestrone Soup

This is an old favourite of mine that I always come back to, especially when the weather cools down. It pretty much cooks itself, it's that easy. It's handy to get rid of all the left over vegies at the end of their use by date in your fridge. When I make minestrone I just chuck in what I have at the time - you don't have to use these exact vegies but the below is the combo I think gives the best flavour.  

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