Soupe Glacée de Melon

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Soupe Glacée de Melon
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Description[edit]

Soupe Glacée de Melon [1] [2] [3] aka iced melon soup, this is a wonderful treat for a hot summer day.

Ingredients[edit]

  • 3 very ripe French melons
  • several pinches of salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 small glass of sweet white wine such as Monbazillac, Sauternes or Barsac
  • iced water
  • some shreds of air-dried ham

Procedure[edit]

  1. Open melons and remove seeds.
  2. Remove flesh, preserving juices.
  3. Season the melon parts with salt and pepper.
  4. Include the wine.
  5. Leave to marinate for ~15 min.
  6. Include at least 2 tbsp of iced water, blend to achieve a smooth or slightly grainy consistency.
  7. Chill before serving.
  8. Optional to include a smattering of ham shreds, or feta.


References[edit]

  1. Woodward, Sarah (2006). the food of france. Kyle Cathie Limited. pp. 127. ISBN 978-1-904920-43-4. 
  2. Thuet, Marc (2010). French Food My Way. Penguin Group. pp. 77. ISBN 978-0-670-06454-0. 
  3. Greenspan, Dorie (2010). around my french table. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. pp. 101. ISBN 978-0-618-87553-5.