Cold soups are so enjoyable in Singapore hot weather.
This recipe is from Le Notre, the famous French chef and our family has adored it for years! It’s also super easy to make, and freezes well if you would like to make a big batch.
1 kg fresh tomatoes - peeled and deseed
2 red peppers - baked for 30mins and peeled
120 g cucumber - peeled and deseed
2g garlic - chopped
70g olive oil
6g Xeres or Balsamic vinegar
6g sweet basil
1/2 tsp salt
Pepper to taste
Mild chilli flakes to serve
Combine all the ingredients - except some basil leaves to garnish - in a food processor.
Blend until smooth.
Chill for 4 hours or more if you can.
Serve with a drizzle of olive oil and a few basil leaves. Add some chilli flakes on top if you fancy a touch of warmth in this cold soup.