Emer McLysaght: Taking the January Soup

In the dog days after Christmas, there is only one dish that fits the bill as brutal penance for festive over-indulgence

5th January, 2020
Emer McLysaght: Taking the January Soup
Soup is the only dish that fits the bill as brutal penance for festive over-indulgence

I know – in fact, I am absolutely certain – that at this very moment in time, vast swathes of you are prepping what I like to call January Soup.

January Soup is always, always orange. So orange that it often stains the inside of the Tupperware bought especially to transport it, holy grail-like to the office microwave. Queues form at those office microwaves as one after another the tubs and bowls of January Soup...

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