GAZPACHO

Chilled Spanish traditional soup, slightly spicy.

Serves 4

Prep & cook time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients:

• 3 Garlic cloves, blended in food processor
• 1 Chilli if you like it spicy
• 1 Slice of bread (optional but will make soup more creamy)
• 1 Cucumber peeled & seeded
• 1/2 Red pepper
• 8 Tomatoes, boil to peel and remove seeds
• 1 Cup Olive Oil
• 1 T Apple cider vinegar
• Salt & pepper to taste

Method:

• Blend above ingredients together, in the above order
• Allow to chill in freezer until desired temperature is reached

For Garnish:

• Croutons
• Onion chopped
• Peppers chopped
• Cucumber chopped
• Tomato chopped & chilli flakes

Note: Allow to chill before serving.

Buen Provecho !

AJO BLANCO

Spanish, chilled soup, loaded with garlic and a vibrant twist, refreshing.

Serves 4

Prep & cook time: 20 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients:

• 2 Garlic cloves, processed

• 1/2 C Almonds, soaked and skinned

• 2 Bread slices (preferably white)

• 50 ml Olive oil

• 2 T Balsamic dark

• 4 – 5 C Iced water

• Grapes to garnish (green, seedless)

Method:

• Process garlic and almonds together.

• Add bread, quick blitz.

•  Add olive oil and balsamic, process.

• Add iced water, process and check for desired consistency. Serve, garnish with halved sliced grapes.

Note: Serve chilled.

Buen Provecho !