HomeFood & drinkRecipe

Cucumber and herb soup

No rating at the moment! Be the first to

Origin of dish:  Exotic
Type of cooking:  No cooking needed
Preparation time: 35 minutes
Ingredients (serves 4):


Allow marinating time of four hours, in two-hour blocks.

Cut cucumbers in 4 lengthways and remove seeds, then slice into batons.
Sprinkle with salt and leave to sweat for at least two hours.
Peel and slice shallot and garlic.
Whip cream cheese to thin, then add creme fraiche.
Add milk, garlic, shallot, cumin, chilli and herbs. Finally, add cucumbers.
Season, cover and leave to chill for at least 2 hours.

Serve, decorated with red pepper, olives, a few sprigs of chervil and a pinch of paprika.

User comments

another free recipe every day

More recipes:
French onion soup
Honey Pancakes
Crêpes flambéed in Cointreau
Flambéed crêpes with almonds
Rum and banana pancakes
Carnival fritters
Fish tacos
Monkfish with saffron
Charlotte gateaux with chestnuts

Don't miss...
Retro foods - how many can you remember?Lady Gaga's fashion timeline
'Baby bangs' the new trend in fringesThe history of Leonardo DiCaprio's love life
Latest… 05/01/2018
Happy Pancake Day! 11 Yummy Pancake Recipes To Make You Drool
Calories in fruits
Growing tomatoes
See all Food and Drink guides
This Is How Rainbow Unicorn Bagels Are Made
See all Food and Drink videos

Don't miss out!

...Join our newsletter
Get the sofeminine latest straight to your inbox
Find us on...