Yes it’s going to be my new motto, not feeling so good, eat soup, not sure what to do with yourself, make soup and want to show someone you care, make them soup. The answer to all life’s little queries and quandaries, soup. Well in my small microscope corner of the world this is kind of true, today, now.
Mr H has a viral chesty thing. It’s most unpleasant, lots of hacking, spluttering going red in the face and looking like he can’t breath has now been replaced with a gruff bark and no voice. Not well at all. So I’ve been doing my best Florence impressions, nurse not Magic Roundabout, and Ive been tending to his every need, sometimes through gritted teeth but mostly not, as I can see he’s really unwell. Luckily for him my mental well being seems to be remarkably healthy and balanced this week so a good week to go down because I can fully nurture, which for me always involves feeding.
Lots of home cooked meals have been made and been delivered to the bed, the sofa and when he can bare to join us, the table. I’ve slaved away in a bitterly cold kitchen to ensure the resurrection of my mans health. OK, I over did the drama there but our kitchen is really cold.
Getting back to me, lots of lovely people stopped by my last post and LIKED it. Thanks! As a good blogger and a nosy one, I like to see who is visiting and being so kind. And this is how I discovered Home Made With Mess a site full of yummy recipes that all seem to be great “cook at home” dishes. Nothing to fancy but great looking tasty food. This soup recipe, Rocket, Pea and Bacon, jumped out at me, I think the brilliant green said health and goodness and the lump of Camembert, naughty but nice!
So today this is the soup I lovingly made for the poorly one. Although I didn’t use rocket because I didn’t have any and I used a leek instead of an onion. So technically not the exact same soup but my way or the Messy way, I reckon it’s still a pretty good soup.
There was of course enough for me to share, a good cook would never create something they wouldn’t eat them self! It was like a comforting soft luxurious blanket. I loved the sweetness that the peas brought to it and the smoky after taste of the bacon. It was smooth and velvety in the mouth with a gooey splurge of cheese for an extra treat. I enjoyed every mouthful.
So thanks again to Home Made With Mess for this culinary treat and I will be back soon to try some of your other concoctions.