Recipe: Delicious Chilled Somen Noodle Soup (Essence of Tomato)

Chilled Somen Noodle Soup (Essence of Tomato).

Chilled Somen Noodle Soup (Essence of Tomato) You can have Chilled Somen Noodle Soup (Essence of Tomato) using 18 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Chilled Somen Noodle Soup (Essence of Tomato)

  1. Prepare 1 kg of cherry tomatoes or ripe tomatoes, quartered.
  2. You need of For Soup (Essence of Tomato) to make ahead.
  3. You need Half of a shallot, peeled and roughly chopped.
  4. It’s 1/2 stick of celery, roughly chopped.
  5. Prepare 1/2 clove of garlic, peeled and roughly chopped.
  6. You need Handful of basil, roughly chopped.
  7. Prepare 1/2 tsp of sugar.
  8. You need 1/2 tsp of Worcestershire sauce.
  9. It’s 3 drops of Tabasco.
  10. Prepare of Salt.
  11. Prepare 1 dash of extra virgin olive oil.
  12. Prepare of For noodles and garnish.
  13. It’s 2 bundles of (colourful) somen noodles or capellini.
  14. You need 2 slices of Prosciutto Crudo/Parma Ham.
  15. You need 2 of breakfast radishes.
  16. It’s 1 of black olive (or a few black sesame seeds or some nori seaweed).
  17. It’s 1 of yellow pepper.
  18. Prepare of Some edible leaves such as nasturtium, basil, or even cucumber skin.

Chilled Somen Noodle Soup (Essence of Tomato) step by step

  1. A day before. To make essence of tomato, put all the ingredients except for the olive oil into a food processor and pulse 5-6 times to chop tomatoes to a chunky, coarse "salsa"..
  2. Transfer the tomato mixture to a large glass bowl, cover and let it marinade in the fridge for 6 hours if possible..
  3. Line a non metallic sieve with muslin, cheese cloth or jay cloth. Tie up with string and hang in a cold place (or in the fridge) over the bowl to collect the tomato essence. Set aside the pulp. Taste and adjust the seasoning, if necessary. Keep it refrigerated until needed..
  4. On the day. Blanch the radishes and cool them, if preferred..
  5. Wrap a radish with a slice of Parma ham/prosciutto and shape each it to resemble a gold fish..
  6. Using a cookie cutter, cut a few stars out of the pepper..
  7. Tie one end of somen noodle bundles with thread and cook them according to the packet instructions. Drain and cool when cooked..
  8. Arrange the noodles and garnishes. Pour the chilled essence of tomato and it is ready to serve..