A dear friend and wonderful cook produced a gorgeous gazpacho for supper on one of these recent warm nights. She explained, slightly apologetically, that the famous iced tomato/cucumber/pepper soup hadn’t initially been destined for our delight, but she’d prepared it in advance for some house guests. At the last minute she discovered that one of… Continue reading Gazpacho vs. Salmorejo
With the temperatures fixed at around 30 degrees for the past month or so, we’re living on iced soups. Here’s a selection, with recipes.
When the sun comes out – which it is finally, reliably doing around these parts – our world changes. People’s faces break out in smiles (even in Basel ;-)), arms and legs are bared and bronzed, tables and chairs spring up on pavements outside cafés and restaurants, happy swimmers bob along on the Rhine’s speeding… Continue reading Time to Chill – Think Iced Soups
For my last workshop before I brought down the shutters for a month or two, the vote from a private group was for sunny summer stuff from around the Mediterranean. To start with we made a gazpacho de fresones, a nice twist on the classic gazpacho from chef Anton Canelles, formerly of Restaurant Senzone at… Continue reading Sunny Summer Food