• p94

    Ingredients:

    500g of organic pumpkin

    1 bunch of thyme, finely chopped

    1 large onion, finely chopped

    75g of unsalted butter, diced

    500ml of Chicken stock

    oil

    salt

    pepper

    crusty bread

    Directions:

    Place the pieces of chopped pumpkin, thyme and butter in a foil parcel. Bake at 190˚C/ Gas mark 5 for an hour or until the pumpkin is soft

    Discard the thyme. Sweat the onion in a little oil until soft, add the baked pumpkin pieces, chicken stock and bring to the boil.

    Blend until completely smooth in a high powered blender. Pass through a fine sieve and adjust the seasoning

    Serve the hot soup with some crusty bread