Tuesday, May 2, 2017
LET'S TRAVEL TO BULGARIA - COLD CUCUMBER SOUP
COLD CUCUMBER SOUP
Put 2-4 cloves of garlic in a mortar. Add 1/2 tsp. of salt and mash to make a paste. Put two cups of plain yogurt in a bowl. Add 2 oz. of walnuts, 2 tblsp. of olive oil, and the garlic paste. Mix with 2 tblsp. lemon juice and 1/2 cup of water. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside for 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
Season 2 chopped cucumbers with salt and let it drain for 10 to 15 minutes. Mix the cucumbers with the yogurt and stir together. Serve the soup cold and and add chopped walnuts. Drizzle with olive oil and add mint leaves if you want.