Honey & Balsamic Roasted Brussel Sprouts

The much maligned Brussel Sprout is probably the most disliked vegetable on the planet.  In my family, only my husband and my mum love them – and they like them plain – no disguises or extra flavours to hide the distinctly ordinary taste – just steamed or boiled suits them fine… Well – I think…

Honey-Roasted Pumpkin Soup

Who doesn’t love a steaming bowl of thick, rich Pumpkin Soup?  This is my version in which the pumpkin is drizzled with a little oil and honey and roasted instead of just boiling up chunks in a pot. Roasting it gives a more intense flavour and the honey gives a lovely sweetness to the soup.  You…