- STEP 1
Preheat the oven to 200 degrees C
- STEP 2
Peel and chop everything. Don't worry about chopping things too big or small as it will all be whizzed up in a blender.
- STEP 3
Cover the chopped veg with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Tip into a large roasting pan or 2. Do not overcrowd.
- STEP 4
Roast in the oven for 40–45 minutes, or until tender and tinged brown.
- STEP 5
If you want to add honey or ginger to so at this point. Otherwise go straight to pouring the stock into a large saucepan or bowl.
- STEP 6
Add the roasted veg to the stock. Remove the saucepan from the heat and, using a hand blender, blend the mixture until smooth. Return to the heat to warm through and serve hot with crusty bread