FOOD FUN: BLT Gazpacho

Bright red tomato gazpacho shows off the BLT topping. Photo courtesy Munchery.com.   Like BLTs? Turn the concept into a soup, as Munchery.com did with this tomato gazpacho. There are as many recipes for gazpacho as there are people who make them. Each region of Spain has its own preferred style, dating back hundreds of…
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RECIPE: White Gazpacho, The Original Recipe

  GAZPACHO HISTORY A specialty of Spain and Portugal, gazpacho is a cold raw vegetable peasant soup originating in Andalusia, the southernmost region of Spain. Originally made from old bread, olive oil and garlic, the recipe was in use when the Romans conquered the Iberian Peninsula (218-19 B.C.E.). The name is of Arabic origin, and…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: National Gazpacho Day

Gazpacho made with yellow bell peppers. Photo courtesy Chicken Fried Gourmet.   Gazpacho is a soup served chilled or room temperature and usually associated with summer, when few people desire hot soup. So why is National Gazpacho Day on December 6th? Our guess is that whoever requested the establishment of National Gazpacho Day was from…
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