Aromatic Pumpkin Soup
Olive oil for cooking
2 diced onions
5 large cloves of garlic
2 tablespoons of chopped ginger
1/2 teaspoon curry powder
2 1/2 kg pumpkin, peeled and diced
4 litres of good quality chicken or vegetable stock
Heat oil in a large 6 litre pot and add onion, garlic and ginger. Saute until clear. Add pumpkin, curry powder and stock. Stir and cook on medium heat with the lid on for about 40 minutes or until cooked. Blend soup to your desired texture when cooled.
The Pizza is a recipe in the Women's Weekly- The 21 day diet planner cookbook ( a book I highly recommend, for quick and healthy meals) There may be only a few ingredients to this recipe but they combine to make an absolutely delicious pizza.
Potato and Rosemary Pizza
2 medium potatoes sliced thinly
1 large pitta bread or a couple of smaller pitta breads
2 teaspoon of garlic-infused olive oil
1 1?2 tablespoons finely grated parmesan cheese
3 teaspoons finely chopped fresh rosemary
2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves
Boil, steam or microwave potato until tender, drain.
Preheat oven to 220 C Line oven tray with baking paper
Place bread on tray; brush with half the oil. sprinkle with cheese; arrange potato slices, slightly overlapping over the cheese.
Sprinkle pizza with herbs; drizzle with the remaining oil, season.
Bake pizza about 15 minutes or until base is crisp.