OK this is possibly my favorite soup in the world. And it's RAW! I have to give you the recipe and you have to make it tonight.
In a blender:2 cups spinach (washed well because it's one of those veggies that tends to have grit)
1/2 a green onion
1 small apple (peeled and cored)
1/2 cup or 1 cup tomatoes
1 teaspoon sea salt (or to taste)
1/2 teaspoon thyme
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 Tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon capers (rinse them or they will be too astringent)
2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice (do not use concentrated lemon juice)
4 cups hot water (either from the tap or heated slightly in a pot)- added last gives you warm soup!
1. blend for a couple of minutes until it's smooth.
2. top with diced tomatoes, freshly ground black pepper, green onions, sesame seeds and you absolutely have to squeeze fresh lemon juice over it before serving.
The flavours are exquisitely paired and I'm in love with this soup! I made it last night for dinner, kept it in the fridge and ate a huge bowl of it a few minutes ago. Makes 4 bowls of soup.
*Food photography tricks: Pour some olive oil into a spoon and drip it over the surface of the soup, and make sure you have many levels of texture, contrast and colours. Use white dishes and shoot in daylight- it's the easiest way to achieve natural, fresh-looking food photographs.