This is one of my absolute favourite things to eat, plus it’s really healthy too. I learned to make this whilst I was travelling, at a little place called Pum’s on Kho Phi Phi island. This soup isn’t so much sour as zingy – make sure you use fresh kaffir lime leaves, it really does make a difference to the taste.
On Sundays we’re usually recovering and can’t be bothered to do much except mooch around on the sofas and drink a lot of cups of tea. But we always want something to eat that’s healthy and doesn’t require a lot of effort. Enter: soup. This recipe is an adaptation of my family’s “Grandad soup”.