Fruity Parsnip Soup
Peel onion and garlic and cut into small pieces. Peel and rinse parsnips. Cut into small pieces. Peel apples, remove cores and cut into small pieces. Heat oil in a large saucepan. saute onions and garlic for a few minutes. Add parsnips and apples. Cook until onions are golden brown. Add white wine and boil down by half.
Add vegetable stock and cover pan. Simmer over low heat, stirring occasionally.
Puree soup with an immersion blender. Pour pureed soup back into pan and add cream. Simmer for a few minutes. Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg to taste. Ladle soup into bowls and garnish with herbs. Serve with white bread if desired.