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Spiced Coconut Pumpkin Soup is an easy soup made with roasted pumpkin, coconut milk, ginger, cumin and garlic. Perfect to warm up before the winter comes. Spiced Coconut Pumpkin Soup is a creamy, colourful and aromatic soup. To balance the sweetness of pumpkin and coconut milk, a bit of ginger and cumin will come to the rescue! The type of pumpkin used would preferably be a red Kuri or butternut squash, although any type would do. The roasting of the pumpkin pieces in the oven is what gives a pumpkin soup its kick! The smaller the pieces of pumpkin the more Maillard reaction (browning), and the more taste your soup will have. Balancing the Sweetness I saw so many pumpkin soups out there and many are on the sweet side of the spectrum. But there is nothing like a dinamic sweet and spicy or sweet and sour duo. The pumpkin’s…

Another recipe with the magical Turmeric! This weekend it was the “Fira de la Tierra” a Earth Fair that brings many artisans from around Barcelona, to the Arc-de-Triomf place. There are kiosks of all kinds from clothing, beauty products to food products. But mainly, I would say… half the fair is food products. There are lots of organic veggies kiosks, artisanal cheeses, sausages of all kind and big wood ovens baking fresh bread here and there! It’s my favorite fair in the world! I stopped by the “pera” organic vegetables kiosk and couldn’t stop myself from buying… They had those precious small avocados that are so… divinely onctuous. Anyways… all that to say… I got myself some great fresh organic Turmeric, and since it’s a magical ingredient, well I try to experiment, a few different ways with it. This soup is magically smooth as it is delicious! Got an Indian flair to it, without being overly charged…

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