Segue to Provence

Posted by on Aug 2, 2016 in Soup | 7 comments

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It’s not only the summer heat; patio dinners and simple suppers rule through August.  It may seem as if we’ve eaten acres of tomatoes,

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sliced warm from the garden;

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roasted, whirled into gazpacho, fanned into Caprese with layers of rich buttery avocado

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or wedged between hunks of buffalo mozzarella and aged balsamic vinegar.

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Our garden bounty harvest is gone-- only, were not finished yet.

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Swathes of heirloom beauties and sweet dolly sized tomatoes line big shallow tubs at the farmers’ market like old-fashioned backyard sandboxes.

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Fragrant roasted tomatoes, shallots, and garlic spun dizzily into creamy, warm pastel orange soup sets my head spinning too—dreaming of unfussy-styled suppers in the South of France.

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Ahem, segue; blink, blink, blink!

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Roasted Tomato Soup with Cold Grilled Sockeye Salmon, Green Bean Salad with Gingered Garlic Vinaigrette, Fresh Figs, and Eggs.

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I’m looking for my passport.

Photographs and text used on cococooks belong to me, Peggy Lunde unless linked otherwise.

7 Comments

  1. 8-2-2016

    Can I go with??!

  2. 8-2-2016

    I’m printing up field trip consent forms’ !
    xx

  3. 8-2-2016

    Count me in!

  4. 8-2-2016

    Counting the days on your behalf.

  5. 8-2-2016

    A few more on the passenger list and we can hire a private jet 🙂

  6. 8-3-2016

    OH,
    I just love this meal with the figs and the salmon and the green bean salad! I’ll be more than happy to ride in your suitcase if you do another trip to France!!! It was great seeing you and Bob last weekend!!! Love, Patti D.

    • 8-4-2016

      Patty, I wish we hadn’t been running off–I had some things for you ♥ Next time!

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