The other soup was crab with fish stock and courgette , but it lacked any real punch.
Mine was a large piece of pink salmon on a bed of spinach, topped with red and green sauce and matchsticks of courgette .
They then managed to make their way to Europe and its modern ancestor has stemmed such varieties as the zucchini or courgette .
Others were picking spinach, potting up tomato seedlings and re-sowing courgette seeds the first batch of which had germinated poorly.
slices of courgette
And their crispy shards of battered courgette are to die for.
I do love making soup and today's - minted courgette and lentil - could be seen to be a success.
This was absolutely first rate, with a substantial portion of sweetly caramelized cheese on freshly cooked strips of red pepper, courgette and aubergine.
We began with an antipasto platter of prosciutto di parma, buffalo mozzarella, tomatoes, courgette , peppers and aubergine.
Now's the time for fresh, fragrant courgette flowers, purple basil, miniature lemons - everything becomes lighter and tastier, and we know summer is fast approaching.