Butternut and Leek Soup

butternut and leek soup

  • 1 large butternut
  • 3 large leeks
  • 1 Granny Smith apple
  • 1 large potato
  • 200 ml cream
  • 500ml chicken stock
  • 500ml beef stock
  • grated nutmeg
  • black pepper


  • Peel and chop all the vegetables
  • Steam vegetables until soft
  • Liquidize vegetables when cool
  • Add both stocks to vegetables and season
  • Stir in cream and bring to boil
  • To garnish pour a little bit boiling water over reserved leeks to soften before sprinkling them with a little bit of apple and parsley on top of soup



  • 60g margarine
  • 4 slices of bread, cut into small cubes
  • Place margarine in a shallow dish and bring to boil for 1 minute
  • Stir in bread cubes and bring to boil
  • Allow to stand for 5 minutes to harden


  • Add 2 cloves of garlic to margarine for garlic croutons
  • Add 5ml mixed herbs to margarine
  • For cheese croutons sprinkle bread with Parmesan cheese immediately after boiling, before standing time

Butternut and Feta Quiche

butternut & feta quiche
If you want a quick and easy Quiche pastry have a look on the website for the recipe.


  • One onion, chopped
  • 2 cups butternut
  • Few sprigs of thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup cubed feta (I use Danish feta)
  • 5 eggs
  • 125ml cream
  • Cheddar cheese


  • Fry onion
  • Add the butternut to the onion
  • Fry until soft
  • Add the thyme, salt and pepper to the filling
  • Once the butternut is soft take the pan off the head and add the cubed feta
  • Lightly beat the eggs and cream together. Pour into the butternut filling
  • Pour the filling into the pastry crust
  • Top with cheddar cheese and bake for 30 minutes at 180°C