Wild Garlic, Lemon & Chickpea Minestrone

Wild Garlic, Lemon & Chickpea Minestrone

Wild Garlic, Lemon & Chickpea Minestrone

Although the weather this week has felt more summer like than spring, this does not mean that I intend to stop eating soup. Yes, warmer days do make me fancy salad more, but I can always fancy a bowl of tasty, homemade soup because it is filling, nutritious and cheap to make, and ideal for using up any vegetables lurking at the bottom of my fridge! 

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Brussel Sprout, Bacon & Chestnut Soup

Brussel Sprout, Bacon & Chestnut Soup

Brussel sprouts are exactly like the marmite of the vegetable world.

You either love ’em or hate ’em.

As a child and young adult I could not stand them. Every Christmas my Mum would sneakily cook them and serve them mixed with savoy cabbage, but with their unique flavour, I could always detect the sprouts on my plate! However, during my 30’s something changed and now I like brussel sprouts and I happily serve them Christmas Day with some smoked bacon and chestnuts and they are delicious!

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