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My go-to weekday lunch is always soup, but in the summer I’m at a loss beyond gazpacho. What other chilled soups are good? Neil, St Helens. Cold soups are, er, so hot right now, and, for Skye McAlpine , something of an obsession. “I’m very into them,” says the author of A Table for Friends : The Art of Cooking for Two or Twenty . “Anything creamy works well,” she says, “but I really love ajo blanco, a chilled almond soup, which is like an almond butter sandwich in soup form.” No nut butter experience is complete without fruit, and McAlpine serves hers with chunks of melon, apple or grapes. For Mexican chef Santiago Lastra, whose restaurant, Kol , will soon open in central London, the formu... Full story

4 August