Lauren Gemmell

Food, Fitness, and Technology

Month: August 2011

Lemony Lentil Soup

Summer Lentil Soup

I haven’t made soup in a long time, it never seems right to make soup in the summer. However I keep getting so many carrots in my vegetable box that I am running out of ideas of how to use them all up. I felt it would be a good start to the weekend to crack on with some cooking, before I get too hungry and pop round to one of the amazing cafes round the corner instead.

I decided to make a simple lentil and carrot soup but keep it light and summery.

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From my summer garden

Overgrown Garden

I have crippled my back pulling weeds, spent hours in the light summer rain, and hours in the depth of winter with double layers of gloves on but finally my garden is beginning to take shape.

Yes there is still the overgrown clematis that I come home to on light nights and hack at it some more, and the bushes which are really too tall and woody but I am getting there.

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