Cool Down By Andrew Zimmern This refreshing cold cucumber soup gets tang and creaminess from Greek yogurt and big, summery flavor from lots of fresh herbs.
Cold Cucumber Soup with Yogurt & Dill By Andrew Zimmern This is a really simple Turkish cucumber and yogurt soup that only takes a few minutes to make. The technique couldn’t be easier, you’re basically blending a salad into a refreshing cold soup. I keep jars of this stuff in the fridge all summer long, it’s the… Read More →
I am obsessed with cucumbers. I juice them, eat them raw, salted, pickled, fermented, sliced in salad and pressed into lemonade. I core cucumbers, stuff with a Chinese pork forcemeat and steam them. I even wok sear them for 10 seconds and refrigerate them, then serve ice cold with hot chili sesame oil and ginger.… Read More →
Refreshing Cucumber Salad with Peanuts & Cilantro By Andrew Zimmern This classic, sweet-and-sour Thai-style cucumber salad is the perfect warm weather side dish.
Cold Soups on a Hot Day For my Kidz Kitchen demo at this year’s SOBEWFF, I’m cooking a few of my favorite cold soup recipes, vichyssoise and a cucumber, yogurt and dill soup. Perfect for a hot Miami day! Vichyssoise What can I say, I love chilled soups in the summer and always have… Read More →
Chilled Potato & Leek Soup By Andrew Zimmern What can I say, I love chilled soups in the summer and always have a pitcher of gazpacho or vichyssoise on hand for snacking. This recipe is a classic, smooth-and-creamy potato-leek soup that works well as an appetizer or main course on a hot summer night.
Savor the Last Days of Summer This end-of-August heat wave has me digging through the archives for refreshing, light recipes for my Labor Day get-together. Here are a few ideas for appetizers and sides that’ll cool you down, from citrusy tomatillo salsa and pistachio-studded guacamole to tuna and cherry ceviche. If you’re looking for an… Read More →
Summertime Recipe Round-up The Fourth of July is one of my favorite holidays. There’s no better way to celebrate America’s independence (and my birthday) than sitting around with the family, swimming, grilling up my favorite meat, noshing on fresh summer eats and indulging my inner pyro. Here are a few of my top picks, from… Read More →
Refreshing & Easy to Make While the weather’s warm, I make gazpacho every week and keep it in the fridge, and love pureeing cucumber, dill, yogurt, hot chile, lemon juice and celery into a classic Turkish summer soup. But vichyssoise has the sexiest story. In 1950, Louis Diat, the great chef at New York City’s Ritz-Carlton… Read More →