Butternut soup, a big bowl of happiness, really.
Over the years, this fabulously simple meal has become a favourite for many and a staple on the dinner table.
Try these 5 delectable recipes for some imagination to your pot of butternut heaven.
Butternut and apple soup with bacon crumble - Apple adds a touch of sweetness and the bacon a lovely saltiness with a crunchy texture.
Butternut and rosemary soup - The earthiness of the rosemary adds a fragrant and soothing quality.
John Smit's butternut soup - Yes, from the Bok captain himself!
Butternut soup with coconut milk and tomato - This spicy soup is offset by the creamy coconut soup and is a really unique recipe.
Honey roasted butternut and orange soup - Orange and sage go beautifully in this soup, topped off with crunchy pumpkin seeds.
- Caro de Waal