Perfect, post-sickness bug food. (Thanks, Bert.)
Dash of sunflower or veg oil
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 teaspoon chili flakes
1 teaspoon turmeric
1 small bunch coriander, chopped
100g spring greens, chopped
1 tin coconut milk
Salt to taste
3 white mushrooms, roughly chopped
Bert gets a sickness bug, is sick twice (and does about 20 jigsaws in between), has an afternoon nap and is then completely recovered. He passes it on to us and we’re floored for days.
God, we feel old.
To make the soup, saute the onion, garlic, spices and chopped coriander stalks till the onion’s translucent. Add the spring greens and coconut milk, season and simmer until tender before pureeing. Then add the mushrooms and return to the heat for another 5 minutes to cook the mushrooms through. Sprinkle on the chopped coriander leaves to serve.
Bert has tried this, and would probably eat it with a bit less chili, though the thought of his wild spooning plus the turmeric is a bit unnerving, immovable stains-wise.