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Chilled Cucumber, Yogurt, and Mint Soup by @SpicieFoodie

Chilled Cucumber, Yogurt, and Mint Soup

Lately I've been trying to give chilled soups a second chance. For some reason, up until now, I haven't been a big fan of cold soups. Even on days when it's so hot that the sweat pours off of you, I (tend to) choose warm soups. But a very flavourful bowl of Spanish gazpacho, that I recently ate at a tapas restaurant, has made me looking at cold soups in a new light. The ultra refreshing soup was a mixed vegetable one, but with cucumbers being the main flavour. The taste was complex, the colours vibrant, and best of all I didn't break out into a puddle of sweat with each spoonful. It was exactly what my body needed on that blazing hot day. I'm still working on trying to duplicate that particular gazpacho recipe, but until I do, I have another cooling soup to share with you. This one was inspired by wanting to clean out my refrigerator of some small leftover ingredients. This recipe was ... read more

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Food Photography: Food Porn Websites and Tips

The day a food blogger gets his or her first acceptance notice from a food porn website is a very happy one. We do a happy dance, smile, pat ourselves on the back, tell our family, friends, and readers about it. The day a food blogger gets his or her first denial notice from a food porn website is not a happy one. Perhaps they ... read more