A Boke of Gode Cookery Presents

Chilled Strawberry Soup

PERIOD: Modern | SOURCE: Contemporary Recipe | CLASS: Not Authentic

DESCRIPTION: A modern soup of strawberries & buttermilk, thickened with tapioca

  • 2 pints strawberries
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 1/4 tsp. instant tapioca
  • 1/8 tsp. allspice
  • 1/8 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. grated lemon peel
  • 1 Tbs. lemon juice
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • lemon slices to garnish
Wash and hull berries. Set aside 4-6 for garnish. Puree remaining berries in blender and strain into saucepan. Add orange juice. Mix tapioca with 1/4 cup of the puree mixture, add to saucepan with allspice, cinnamon, and lemon peel. Heat, stirring constantly until mixture comes to a boil. Cook about 1 minute or until thickened. Remove from heat. Add sugar, lemon juice, and buttermilk. Blend well. Cover & chill at least 8 hours.

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