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Butternut Squash Soup with Curry and Coconut Milk

Butternut Squash Soup

I’ve wanted to make a butternut squash soup for some time now! A few years ago a friend of mine had made a chicken and pumpkin cream soup as a starter for a Halloween party in her house in London. It was a cold and rainy evening, (as are most evenings in London, anyway) so a warm chicken and pumpkin soup was just the perfect fit. Since then I have been obsessed about cooking a soup like that but with a squash instead of a pumpkin. I have always preferred a squash, I find it juicier and with a richer taste.
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Cream of Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup Ingredients

For women who have been pregnant there is no need to explain the morning sickness period. It’s quite tough and for some it is even tougher. I wasn’t ready for that at all. I’ve heard stories of women being constantly sick but I had no idea what they really felt like.

When I started feeling nauseous I was scared. I wasn’t sure how bad it can get, how long it will last and how exactly it will affect me. In a week’s time I started to realise that my eating habits were changing, and they were changing drastically. I’ve never had carvings or anything, but there were certain things I could no longer face on my plate. The most significant change in my appetite was that I could no longer eat meat. I was turning into a vegetarian. Something very unusual for me as I have been a big meat-eater all my life.

But here it is. Meat is rarely a part of my meals these days.

So I started exploring new vegetarian recipes that I could easily cook at home.
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