Peel and finely chop your onion. Get a large pot hot. Add 1 tbsp oil. Stir the onion in with a pinch of salt and pepper. Lower heat. Sizzle for 5 mins, or till tender but not coloured.
Finely dice your carrot and celery. Peel and chop your garlic. Stir it all through your onions.
Peel your beetroot. Cut into 2-3 chunks. Add to the pot with 1 tbsp of the tamari. Cook a min. Add the stock cube and 700ml boiling water. Bring to the boil. Lower heat. Cover. Cook for 25 mins or till the beetroot is fully tender.
Peel, core and finely dice your apple. Peel and grate 1 tbsp ginger. Add them to the pot. Blend till smooth. Add more water or stock, as needed. Season to taste. Add more ginger and tamari, if you like.
Stunning served with a drizzle of tamari and few wisps of fresh ginger.