Tomato Soup with Ginger and Cream
Rinse tomatoes and cut into pieces. Peel and dice onions and garlic. Heat oil in a pot. Add onions, garlic and tomatoes and sauté briefly. Add broth. Cover and simmer about 20 minutes. Strain mixture through a sieve into a second pot. Season with salt, pepper and sugar. Peel ginger and cut into fine strips. Add ginger to soup and simmer about 5 minutes. Season to taste.
Whip cream to soft peaks. Divide soup into bowls and top each portion with a dollop of cream. Garnish with basil leaves.