If you thought soups were only to be consumed in the winter season, you might want to think again. We bring to you a whole range of cold soups that help beat the roaring summer temperatures with their cool, refreshing and nutritional properties. Just what you needed, right?
A cool mix of fruits and vegetables, chilled soups work their double magic — providing respite from the heat while filling you up. People who love cold soups can rejoice, as restaurants in Delhi are now getting creative and experimental by introducing some such remarkable bowls of refreshment.Don’t feel like heading out for it? Fret not! Here are some easy-to-make soup options that you can enjoy within the comfort of your home, keeping the heat at bay and your health in check.
Cold soups across the globe
The famous Spanish Gazpacho: A cold soup made of raw vegetables, is widely eaten in Spain and neighbouring Portugal, especially during the hot summers. The Gazpacho has gained much popularity in Delhi as well, mainly due to its refreshing and cool nature that makes it an ideal food option.
Vichyssoise: A thick soup made of puréed leeks, onions, potatoes, cream, and chicken stock. The origin of this soup is debated to be either French or American. It is served cold.
Mediterranean Cold Yoghurt Soup: A combination of yogurt and cucumber (decked up with a bit of garlic and dill or mint), is a delicacy relished by many.
Korean Cucumber Soup: Korea is known to take the famous phrase “cool as a cucumber” quite literally. The chilled soup helps the cucumbers stay crisp and crunchy. It’s next to a thirst-quenching salad.