- Half a small eating pumpkin or squash, peeled, seeded and chopped
- 2 sticks of celery, chopped
- 1 onion, chopped
- 1 clove garlic, crushed
- 1 litre/1 ¾ pt vegetable stock
- 1 tsp fresh ginger, grated or ½ tsp cumin (optional)
- Black pepper to taste
- 1-2 tbsp double cream (optional)
Add the pumpkin/squash and celery.
Stir in the stock, ginger/cumin and pepper.
Bring to the boil and simmer for 20-30 mins.
Blend, until smooth.
Stir in 1-2 tbsp double cream before serving (optional)