One way to cool down, in the high summer temperatures is to enjoy a glass or bowl full of chilled Gazpacho. I keep a glass jug in the fridge to let flavours develop, and enjoy as and when. Healthy, revitalising and rehydrating, perfect for an alfresco lunch.
There are many varieties and personal touches and changes people make to their recipes, using the abundance of fresh local and homegrown produce ensures a perfect result every time. Adding our own organic Extra, virgin, olive oil always makes me smile, a slug or two of aged sherry vinegar adds piquancy, together with fresh picked herbs, basil and mint are my go to’s.
In my recipe I made today I add watermelon, these a being sold pile high by the roadsides in Andalucia at the moment,
Stay cool too and try it out here: WATERMELON GAZPACHO FROM LA ROSILLA