1 sprig of rosemary leaves stripped from the stalk

2 bay leaves

3 garlic cloves crushed

1 red chilli

2 large parsnips peeled and roughly cubed

2 carrots roughly chopped

1 large potato peeled and cubed

1 medium onion, chopped

1 tsp cumin seeds

1 tsp chilli powder

1/2 tsp smoked paprika

2 pints vegetable stock

Heat a drizzle of oil in a large saucepan and then add your garlic, fresh and dried chilli, paprika, bay, rosemary and cumin seeds and heat for 30 seconds or so.

Add your Parsnips, carrots, potato & onion

Cook your vegetables for 2 minutes, stirring until they are fully coated in the spices.

Pop in your stock, turn down the heat and allow the soup to simmer for roughly 45 mins.

Blend with a hand blitzer or place in a liquidiser. If its too thick add a little more stock until you have the consistancy of your liking