Heat the oil in a large pan, sauté the onions and thyme. Add 2/3 of the vegetables, sauté with the other ingredients. Add water, tomato-pepper spread, honey, parsley, oregano, fennel seed and caraway seed. Season the soup, bring to the boil, cook over a medium heat for approx. 30 mins. until the vegetables are soft. Purée soup with a hand blender, add the remaining vegetables, simmer over a low heat for a further 25-30 minutes until the remaining vegetables are firm to the bite.
Plating up and garnish
Serve the soup and garnish with the tomato-pepper spread and oil.