Chilled Melon Soup with Feta Cheese

Sandra Choremi_Chilled Melon Soup with Feta Cheese

My Favourite chef in Greece, Christoforos Peskias shared this recipe with us in one of his creative cooking classes.

A cool soup, that is chilled to perfection…lemon juice and honey battle each other …as for the almonds they give the perfect texture to the cool soup.

Sandra Choremi_Chilled Melon Soup with Feta Cheese

I love serving this cool soup in my favourite Yria Ceramics celadon bowls from Paros.

Sandra Choremi_Chilled Melon Soup with Feta Cheese

Chilled Melon Soup with Feta Cheese

Ingredients:

 1 ½ kg fresh melon, chopped 

½ cup fresh lemon juice 

2 tablespoons honey 

white pepper to taste 

250 cup feta cheese, crumbled 

½ cup white almonds 

2 sprigs of fresh mint, and save some for garnish 

Method:

1. Place all the ingredients in a bowl.

2.  Place half the mixture in a blender and puree until smooth. Pour the soup into a pitcher and repeat with the remaining mixture.

3 . Taste and whisk in more honey or lemon juice if desired.

4.  Chill until ready to serve.

5.  Divide the chilled soup into small bowls and garnish with mint leaves and serve.

Sandra Choremi_Yria Ceramics

Celadon ceramic bowls are from Yria Ceramics

Parikia -Paros

print