If you love to host parties or just invite a few friends over to your home and have plenty of outdoor space, you should go for a unique outdoor function – a conversation pit. It used to be a trend and now it’s making a big comeback. There are several advantages – it’s a lot cozier, it’s a unique piece for any outdoor space, and you’ll really feel special in it as it’s usually a bit separate from the rest of the back yard. They can be made and clad with stone, brick, and concrete for durability and covered with wood for coziness and warmth. Let’s take a look at some ideas on how to steal.
Sunken conversation pits are a hot trend because they look really amazing. It’s like a separate zone in your outdoor space. It can be modern and elegant, with simple padded seats, and you can place a table or fire bowl in the middle for maximum comfort. If you have a pool, consider sinking your conversation pit right into the pool. It looks and feels amazing!
Common conversation pits are no lower than your deck level – they are on the same level or at least have cushioned seats on the deck. They are a lot easier to design. Add colorful pillows and candle lanterns to make the space more welcoming, and fireplaces are of course a good idea.
Even though summer is coming to an end, it's still hot so we all need some refreshment. Cold and refreshing food is at the top - ice cream, cheesecake, iced tea and many other delicious things. If you want something more nutritious, you need a cold soup. There are many delicious recipes in different kitchens around the world. Let's check out the most delicious recipes that will inspire you to cook!
The cucumber and avocado marriage is great for keeping you updated. Apples are added here, but if you don't feel like mixing apples into the cold soup, just try it as a topping and see for yourself. Pieces of apple and cucumber add texture and freshness!
This delicious cream and cucumber soup can be made and enjoyed all week long. So you have to cook first, but the rest is easy. Use your favorite puree method and be rewarded with a refreshing summer soup that will make your guests faint. The soup must be prepared in advance, refrigerated for at least four hours, and then adjusted for seasoning. Food served cold requires more salt to taste than food served warm. A little bit of a hassle at first but well worth the effort and a great way to take advantage of the plentiful summer products.
If you like mint and have a chilled soup every now and then, you'll love mint pea soup! This recipe for a mint pea soup is made with a love tap. If you want to be hit on the head with mint just increase the amount by 2 teaspoons or so and you will have an experience with mint pea soup! This mint and pea soup is delicious served hot or chilled. It can be served in cute little cups as a party starter.
This chilled chickpea soup is everything you love about hummus in soup form. It's gluten-free and easy to make vegan (just leave out the feta). Plus, it's full of protein and calcium! You can definitely prepare both the soup and the topping and keep them in the refrigerator. The soup tends to thicken a bit as it cools. So just dilute them with a little more almond milk or water.
This green chilli soup with three onions is a delicious cold soup with a richness made from the use of three different types of onion and a little spice from roasted green chilli. For a bit of sweetness and crunch, this soup is topped off with a dash of sour cream and roasted pinons. Serve with a simple grilled cheddar and bacon cheese or your favorite for a full meal.
There is nothing more refreshing than a bowl of ice cold gazpacho. So when the temperatures are triple digits, don't sweat, make soup! Heirloom tomatoes are fruity, sweet and less acidic than regular tomatoes. A little olive oil loosens and enriches the puree, and a dash of sherry vinegar enlivens it.
This is refreshing and without cooking a delicious summer yogurt soup is required. Amazing recipe to prepare for you or your guests a few days in advance. The best thing about this soup is that you can prepare it in advance, store it in the freezer or refrigerator, and then finish it a few minutes before serving. And even serving that soup can be a special event or part of the serving for your guests.
This cold cucumber soup is super tasty and extremely refreshing and the perfect dish to cool you down on hot summer days. The soup is called tarator, a traditional Bulgarian summer soup that can be found on the menu of many restaurants and restaurants. It's actually a chilled soup, although some people prefer to call it a liquid salad, which works really well on the palette.