Kumara and pumpkin soup recipes

Recipe: pumpkin soup

Recipe: pumpkin soup

I decided to leave the Kumara out and just make pumpkinsoup, and delicious it was too. Place the onion in a deep saucepan with a splash of olive oil and cook on low till it’s just starting to brown
Vegetables, and how to hide swede and parsnip in a soup

Vegetables, and how to hide swede and parsnip in a soup

Kumara. pumpkin. The kids love the tiny potatoes, and some of the big ones I used for a potage soup. No much in the veggie garden right now, and I am a bit tired of bok choy and broccolini, the only things left
Curried chicken and vegetable soup

Curried chicken and vegetable soup

Peel the pumpkin, parsnips andkumaraand cut into small chunks. With gale force winds and plenty of rain this weekend, it was perfect soup weather
Hearty Winter Vegetable Soup

Hearty Winter Vegetable Soup

You can totally experiment with vegetables here - kumara, pumpkin, potato, cauliflower, spinach, silverbeet etc would all work
DAD’S FAMOUS CHUNKY ROOT VEGETABLE SOUP

DAD’S FAMOUS CHUNKY ROOT VEGETABLE SOUP

I find it so comforting to have a big pot of soup on hand to eat during the cold months. He’s no gourmet genius but as we grew up he always knew how to serve food that was full of sustenance, lots of vegetables in any given dish and flavour galore
Clean Eating in Auckland

Clean Eating in Auckland

Kumara, kale, beetroot and carrot pattie, cos, tomato, gherkin and awesome sauce on a gluten free bun
Winter Vegetable Nonya Curry Recipe

Winter Vegetable Nonya Curry Recipe

I frequently make this just with pumpkinand chickpeas, but a quick look in the vege bin the other day revealed that I also had half a kumara (sweet potato), half a parsnip, and a few yams that needed to be used up, so in they went too
What I ate last week

What I ate last week

Had salmon fillet, baked kumara, veges. natural yoghurt, kiwifruit and banana with some pumpkin seeds. I can honestly say I’m not “hiding” anything or not eat anything because I didn’t want to show it on here, I thought I’d be totally honest and give you a snap shot of what I eat
Honeyed vegetables with feta and rocket

Honeyed vegetables with feta and rocket

Bacon and roast vegetable soup ADD LINK. Season with salt and black pepper. Speedy roast chicken and orange-roasted vegetables ADD LINK
No-waste curry: Using up veges and doing good

No-waste curry: Using up veges and doing good

To these you can add pieces of kumara, pumpkin, parsnip, carrot, celery, cauliflower, broccoli, green beans, as well as peas and sweetcorn kernels - whatever you have on handand want to use up
Variations on a fishy theme

Variations on a fishy theme

I already had some Agria potatoes (which have been turning up loose at very good prices recently) and I also had some similarly cheap kumara (yellow - I don't like the orange ones, they remind me too much of pumpkin, which I can eat only in the form of soup or pumpkin pie)

15 fantastic meal ideas to make for new parents

Kumaraand Cannellini Burgers. Lentil and Vegetable Soup. If you know someone soon to be a parent, have a think about making them some quick and easy meals for after the baby comes