The festive season may have come and gone but it is still very chilly here, the nights are especially cold. There is nothing however, that can warm you up like a hot steaming bowl of home made leek and potato soup.

I hope you enjoy my recipe and that it keeps you warm this winter!

55g butter
1 onion, sliced
225g potatoes, cubed
2 medium leeks,sliced
1.2 litres vegetable stock
150ml milk
salt and freshly ground black pepper

Heat the oil in a large pan and add the onions, potatoes and leeks. Cook for 3-4 minutes until starting to soften.
Add the vegetable stock and bring to the boil. Season well and simmer until the vegetables are tender.
Using a hand blender, whizz until smooth. Reheat and then add the milk and stir well, heat through and serve.