Following on from the ‘kitchen clear out’ of last week and the subsequent push to use up the bits and bobs and to eat from the freezer – supplies are looking rather sparse around here. To be expected, I guess. So, today when I went to the freezer in the hope of finding a tub of something lovely for my ravenous boys’ food flasks for tomorrow, I was out of luck.
Going to the supermarket was not on my mood board for the day, so I decided to dig deep and see what I could create out of the random things in the kitchen. Think of it as our very own game of Ready Steady Cook.
There was still the chicken stock glacier in the freezer and of course there’s always frozen peas nestled in there somewhere too. And with the addition of a few ‘not too long for this world’ courgettes, a potato and the stump of a bunch of parsley from the night before, we had the makings of a delicious soup – Green Pea and Courgette Soup….