( a la Laurie, adapted from many recipes)
2 kgs. Large ripe tomatos
Bunch of fresh basil
2 garlic cloves
dash of white wine vinegar
Puree all of the above ingredients and then put into a cheesecloth over a sieve or hang from something(?) add some sea salt and pepper and let it drip through until you get a nice clear broth.
(you could add ginger, vodka, etc.)
Chill served and garnish with grape tomatos, green onions, basil or a parmesan tuile.