Jefferson Adams is a freelance writer living in San Francisco. His poems, essays and photographs have appeared in Antioch Review, Blue Mesa Review, CALIBAN, Hayden's Ferry Review, Huffington Post, the Mississippi Review, and Slate among others.
He is a member of both the National Writers Union, the International Federation of Journalists, and covers San Francisco Health News for Examiner.com.
Fruit soups offer an easy way to bring a splash of excitement into your summer meals. This light, refreshing strawberry soup is spiced with just a hint of cardamom, that makes for an exotic appetizer or a snack that you and your guests are sure to love.
2 pints strawberries
2 cups plain yogurt or creme fraiche
1/2 cup orange juice
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 squeeze of lime
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup water
1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom
Fresh mint sprigs for garnish
In a blender, combine the strawberries, yogurt or creme fraiche, orange, lemon and lime juice, sugar, water and cardamom.
Blend until well smooth. Chill and serve with mint sprigs as garnish.