The vibrant bright yellow colour of this silky butternut squash and Parmesan soup is enough to put a smile on anyone’s face, especially on a cold and grey winters day.
It does remind me of the days when I worked in a restaurant. Staff lunch was far from a glamorous occasion. If you were lucky, a couple of yesterdays bread rolls with a bit of cheese would make it on to the menu along with the left over pumpkin and Parmesan soup from the day before. We made the soup fresh everyday so the staff were able to enjoy this fragrant and silky soup for lunch. I loved it then and I still love it today.
I have used butternut squash for this recipe, as we had just harvested our first crop. As novice gardeners we tried to grow a few vegetables. I had bought a butternut squash from the