I think that a summer isn´t perfect without this filling fresh milky veggie soup. You can use everything you can find growing seasonally in your garden as most of the fresh vegetable-herb combinations taste great in that dish. Another great thing is that you can eat the soup cold or warm. It´s up to you. And it usually tastes even more delicious on the next day.
I realized that I have walked past this bright coloured huge mushroom 100 times without knowing it´s edible. Chicken-of-the-woods (Laetiporus sulphureus) grows everywhere, mostly on old or almost dead oak, aspen or white willow trees in spring and summertime.