SUMMER TOMATOES

tomatoes

Plump, fresh, fragrant home-grown garden tomatoes…

These remind me again of my dear friend Midge rushing into our kitchen one hot Brisbane summer, writing down this recipe on an old envelope & telling me I just had to make it …it was SO simple & SO delicious! 

Chilled Tomato Soup

midge's recipe

It certainly is…& I’ve kept her scrappy memo tucked away with many of those favourite old recipes when I was learning how to cook for a family & friends.

It reminds me too of the classic vegetarian Spanish Gazpacho-such a beautiful summer soup which I also made then … but I’ll make this old one of Carrier’s recipes remembering Midge that summer.chunked tomatoes,diced veg & lemon

Chunked tomatoes,chopped cucumber and 1/4 red onion, lemon rind & juice.

chopped ham & cream

chopped ham & cream

All this can be whizzed together in a flash in a blender. Stir in cream if preferred at end & check seasonings.

blended soup with stirred in cream

 

 

About Sour Cherries and Other Delights

avid reader,garden lover and curious cook...recently taken up knitting.
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