CHILLED CANTALOUPE SOUP: (Serves 4)

From Just Food

 

2 medium cantaloupes, seeded, peeled and cut into chunks

8 ripe sweet red or purple plums

8 ripe sweet apricots

4 fresh sprigs of mint

Twist of lemon

 

Put cantaloupe chunks and lemon into a blender or food processor in batches and puree completely. Transfer to a large bowl. Remove pits from plums and apricots, and puree separately. Transfer each puree to a small bowl. To serve, ladle cantaloupe puree into individual soup bowls. Add a small ladle of plum puree and apricot puree to the center. Gently swirl with a large spoon or fork. Garnish center with a sprig of mint.