Cucumber soup with dill and chilli

Domni Kemp’s cucumber soup, and  mackerel, potato, spinach and lemon salad. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Domni Kemp’s cucumber soup, and mackerel, potato, spinach and lemon salad. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Sat, Jul 25, 2015, 06:00

   
  • Serves: 6
  • Cooking Time: 10 mins
  • Course: Starter
  • Cuisine: Irish

Ingredients

  • Serves 62 cucumbers, roughly chopped
  • 50g walnuts
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 bunch spring onions, roughly chopped
  • Small bunch each of mint, dill and tarragon
  • 1 green chilli
  • 25g ground almonds
  • 200g Greek yoghurt
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Splash sherry vinegar
  • 200ml water

Method

Place the whole lot in a blender and whizz till smooth. Season to taste. If you want to make it look extra pretty, top with a swirl of yoghurt and some lightly toasted flaked almonds and extra olive oil. Delicious with goat’s cheese on your favourite bit of toast. Food cooked and styled by Domini Kemp and Gillian Fallon