Cold Cucumber Soup
A tropical country with all the mangoes and fresh fruits in the summers is still dreadful even for people who have been born and raised in this beautiful land which turns terribly hot from march till almost June when the first showers bring some relief.
Exhausted and dehydrated I have stocked up on a lot of summer vegetables and the cucumber is one of the coolest summer vegetables and extremely versatile. You can use it in salads, use it as a healthy alternative to snacking with dips and then there is the no cooking cold cucumber soup a perfect solution to this oppressing weather because spending hours in the kitchen during the summer months can be quite challenging. This is quick and chilled and a delight
This is what you need for 2 servings : -
1 fat cucumber de-seeded
1 large yellow bell pepper
Pinch of cayenne pepper
Pinch of paprika
1/2 tsp dried Oregano
1/2 tsp fresh thyme
1/2 tsp mint leaves
Salt as per taste
3 to 4 sliced jalapeno from a jar which is soaked in vinegar
Just simply blend everythign together and chill for 2 hours and serve.