Gazpacho

Ahhh, gazpacho. My favorite of all summer things. I apologize for all the tomato-heavy posts lately, but ‘tis the season, so to speak. When living in the Northeastern United States, I always looked forward the produce output of August. What other time of year can you find plump, fire-engine red tomatoes with a flavor so intense it (almost) makes you sad for cooler temps?  This being my first year in Barcelona, I’m not sure what I can really expect from the produce season. Maybe the novelty of being able to get delicious summer fruits later in the year will wear off, but then again, I seriously doubt that.

Gazpacho can be a personal, creative dish depending on your mood or whatever ingredients you happen to have at hand. I like mine as simple as can be: tomato, garlic, bread and olive oil. However, I still have half a watermelon in my fridge, so I might get creative this weekend…

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Jan & Robin – Soup and Sandwiches

Store-bought gazpacho, a hardboiled egg, and jamón/havarti sandwiches make for a great weeknight meal. Also, we had hardboiled egg in gazpacho at a local restaurant. It’s a bit of a revelation, even if it reminds us a little of Garth Marenghi’s Dark Place.

Jan & Robins are simply yummy things to look at.