Recipes: Autumn Pumpkin Soup

One of Jo's favourites, this lovely autumnal soup can also be made with butternut squash.


1 medium onion, chopped

2 tbs of coconut oil or butter

500g of cooked, mashed pumpkin

1 tsp of salt

1 tsp sugar

1/4 tsp ground nutmeg

750ml hot chicken or vegetable stock

125ml double cream 


Gently brown the onion in the coconut oil or butter. Add the mashed pumpkin, together with the salt, sugar, nutmeg and pepper. Slowly add the chicken or vegetable stock and heat thoroughly, but do not allow to boil. Pour into a tureen and add the cream. Sprinkle with feta and parsley, to serve. 


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Welcome to Jo Wood Organics

Welcome to Jo Wood Organics; offering beautifully crafted, organic skincare and beauty products, made in the UK from all natural ingredients.

Founded by Jo Wood, our products have been created by a passion for all things organic; since using an organic lifestyle to recover from an illness in the ‘90s, Jo has been on a mission to take care of what we put into, and onto, our bodies.

Offering Eau de Toilette initially, with Body Oil and Natural Wax Candles launching in 2017, our products are formulated from two fragrances: 


Amka is a fragrance of energy and spontaneity, with a romantic heart of Iranian rose otto, Egyptian jasmine and bright fresh top notes of neroli and bergamot. Green mandarin and sweet orange add a fresh, vibrant layer, and the whole combination is grounded in a soft, spicy base of cedarwood. 


Usiku is a resting and relaxing fragrance, combining top notes of rosemary and pineneedle with a spicy hit of cardamom and hot ginger. A complex heart of coriander, clove and clary sage give way to the woody aromas of Virginian and Chinese cedarwood, patchouli and vetiver.


We’ll be stocked in major department stores so you can try our products in person, and we’ll be releasing a number of new products during 2017 and beyond… Watch this space!

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