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Soup In the Heat? You May Be Pleasantly Surprised!

Cold soup is refreshing and perfect for hot summer days.

If you've previously put soup in the "Winter only" category and haven't considered soup in Summer, here are some popular recipes you could add to the menu next cycle.

Ask your chef/s or check out our recipe library in SoupedUp software for the step-by-step details.

Gazpacho (Spanish):

Made with tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, onions, garlic, and a base of tomato juice. It's seasoned with olive oil, vinegar, and various herbs and spices.

Vichyssoise (French):

A creamy soup made with leeks, potatoes, onions, and chicken or vegetable broth. It is typically pureed and served cold, often garnished with chives.

Cucumber Soup (International):

A light soup made with cucumbers, yogurt, mint, and dill. It's both cooling and flavourful.

Cold Borscht (Eastern European):

A beet-based soup that can be served cold. It often includes cucumbers, radishes, and hard-boiled eggs, with a base of buttermilk or yogurt.

Tomato and Watermelon Gazpacho (International Fusion):

A modern twist on traditional gazpacho, combining the sweetness of watermelon with the tanginess of tomatoes, and often featuring basil or mint.

Avocado Soup (Latin American):

Creamy avocado, yogurt, and lime juice are blended together to create a rich and velvety cold soup.

Melon Soup (International):

Made with honeydew or cantaloupe, this soup is sweet and refreshing. It may include ingredients like mint, lime, or even a splash of white wine.

Okroshka (Russian):

A cold soup featuring a mix of raw vegetables, herbs, and a base of kefir or buttermilk. It often includes boiled eggs and potatoes.

Ajo Blanco (Spanish):

A white gazpacho made with almonds, garlic, bread, and olive oil. It's typically served chilled and garnished with grapes or melon.

Chilled Pea Soup (International):

Fresh or frozen peas are blended with mint, yogurt, or cream to create a smooth and vibrant green soup.

These cold soups are not only delicious but also offer a variety of flavours and textures. They can be a great addition to summer meals and provide a welcome respite from the heat.


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