Southern Spanish Bisque
ready in 1 hr 20 min.
Put the tomatoes into a heatproof bowl and cover with boiling water. Stand for 1 minute then drain off the water and and set aside for a few minutes until cool enough to handle, then peel off the skins.
Soak the bread in a little water, then squeeze dry.
Set aside 2 tablespoons cucumber and 2 tablespoons red pepper for the garnish.
Put all the ingredients except the oil, salt and pepper into a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
Pour into a large non-metallic bowl. Stir in the oil and vinegar. Add salt and pepper to taste. Mix well, cover and chill for 1 hour.
Serve in bowls sprinkled with the reserved diced cucumber and red pepper.