Dont have much time these days for posting, so i will just fill my blog with some photos to feed your eyes with something refreshing that I usually prepare on hot summer days.
In the morning, we usually start our breakfast with fresh fruit like the ones above.
1/2 grapefruit, few slices of a peach, 1 or 2 pcs. of this sweet green plum
After, you can have a cup of "cafe com leite" (coffee w/ milk) and a fresh homemade scone with butter & homemade carrot & orange marmalade or white pumpkin (kundol)compote
For lunch, you can have a normal dish as grilled meat, serve with rice & green salads, or a baked fish with potatoes as the one in the photo above
And lastly for a light dinner, I prepared this typical cold soup called "Gaspacho" from the region of Alentejo.
The soup consist of fresh tomatoes,green pepper, cucumber, fresh tomato puree,coriander,ice cold water, salt,mince garlic, olive oil & vinegar.Also serve with pieces of bread in cubes that should be added to the soup. My hubby had 3 servings of this famous "Gaspacho" from the region where he was born.
And last is the heart shape tomato that i used for this soup, i only realized the shape after cutting it into half..Is´nt it a coincidence?
Cooking to be well apreciated must be done with labor of love .