Whether you want a chilled gazpacho for a hot summer's day or a hot and sour soup to fight off a cold, you'll find it in this group of cucumber soup recipes.
This is like a hot and sour cucumber soup-not a chilled one. The sour cream is optional.
Cucumbers combine with yoghurt, buttermilk, garlic, mint and parsley for a lovely cold summer starter.
A zesty Mediterranean soup for hot summer nights. Feel free to increase or decrease the amount of lemon and garlic depending on your taste. For a creamier version, throw in half an avocado.
Originating from Lithuania this cold beetroot soup is also known as 'Saltibarsciai'. Apart from beetroot it also contains buttermilk, cucumber, chives and hard-boiled egg.
This soup is so good and simple to prepare. You can also freeze the vegetable puree until needed for a quick meal. Do not add too much salt as cooked cucumber is naturally salty.