MANA! From Heaven

Posted on March 5, 2024

So the weather is slightly cooler (phew) which means it’s time for us to break out the heart-warming soups, with easy and tasty concoctions the entire family will relish.

Look no further than super popular café Mana! Café’s Pumpkin Coconut Soup. Mana! has two eateries, Mana Café in Sheung Wan and Mana! Fast Slow Food in Wellington Street. They serve organic wholesome, plant-based food and drink and operate with a zero-waste and small eco footprint philosophy (alongside a few motivational messages).

We promise, this dish is something everyone can make. It’s healthy, filling and flavoursome, so get the kids chopping. For more insight and health and wellness inspo, take a look at #thevibetribe or #manacafe.


Pumpkin Coconut Soup


1 small butternut pumpkin – large cubes

1 carrot – chopped into large cubes

1 leek – sliced

White onion – 3/4 cup diced

3 large cloves of garlic – crushed

Ginger – 1 thumb, crushed

3 cups of coconut milk

2 cups of vegetable stock



Olive oil or Coconut oil


Sauté white onion, garlic and ginger till translucent (on low heat)

Add leek

Add carrot and pumpkin

Top with vegetable stock and coconut milk

Simmer for 20mins or till pumpkin is tender

Place in blender or use blender stick to blend

Season with salt and pepper

Makes approximately 5 cups


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