When I was ill, my friend brought me comforting food. I cherished her thoughtfulness and her chicken soup, asked for the recipe and received the following:
It was indeed a great start! Many pots of soup later I am still trying new variations, ingredients and flavourings. Fridge exploration and cupboard mining have offered diverse possibilities: onions, cloves of garlic, noodles or pasta, flat leaf parsley, fresh thyme, summer savoury, green onion, mushrooms, beef broth, celery, pesto, tomatoes, broccoli, cauliflower …whatever is available and suits my fancy.