At times, I just don't feel like cooking a storm for lunch. Times like these, I would usually come up with something light but yet hearty enough for the fart (my boiboi la :p) at home and that also depends what I could rummage in the fridge.
This one, a Cauliflower and Potato Soup was fashioned out of the numerous cooking shows on telly and also the recipes I've read. As usual, my style must be... easy!
All I did was chopped up a bunch of cauliflowers and cubed the potatoes (best if can find starchy ones). Sliced loads of onions and placed them in a pot with olive oil. Fry till the onions turned light brown (caramalised stage). Pour in water (or chicken stock if you have any. The amount depends on how thick you want your soup to be.) and add in potatoes. Once they turn tender, add in the cauliflower and simmer till they're softened.
Remove from heat and I've used my hand held blender to whizz the cauliflowers and potatoes to the consistent I liked which is slightly chunky. Place the pot back on the heat and adjust the taste with salt and pepper. You may add in some cream now for a creamy version but since I wanted a light soup, I just kept it as it is.
To serve, ladle into a bowl, swirl in some cream (can be omitted) and sprinkle in some freshly grounded black pepper. We ate this with crispy garlic toasts which I've made by slicing a French loaf thinly; spread butter mixed with chopped garlic; and toast them lightly in a toaster oven.
Simple, easy but hearty!
Here's another easy peasy soup for you to try... Pumpkin Soup.