Chilled Yoghurt and Cucumber Soup
This deliciously light and subtle soup is incredibly easy and quick to make. However it does need some fresh British cucumbers and not the rather tasteless imported ones.
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This recipe is taken from Delia Smith’s Complete Cookery Course, The Delia Collection: Soup and Delia's Illustrated Cookery Course.
First of all peel the cucumber thinly with a potato peeler so as to leave some of the green, then slice it. Reserve a few slices to garnish the soup, then place the rest in a liquidiser along with the yoghurt, soured cream and crushed garlic.
To serve, ladle the soup into individual soup bowls and float a few thin slices of cucumber and a thin slice of lemon on each one.
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