Food Play: Piruletas de gazpacho / Gazpacho lollipops

By Monday, August 26, 2013 Permalink 0


Food Play: Piruletas de gazpacho / Gazpacho lollipops, in English y Español

por SandeeA / by SandeeA

Quieres impresionar a tus invitados con un plato diferente? Típicamente español, el gazpacho es una sopa fría con múltiples variantes dentro de la geografía española, que suele incluir tomate, pepino, cebolla, ajo, vinagre, y en ocasiones pan para espesar, y que se suele tomar en los meses calurosos de verano.

Want to impress your guests? Gazpacho is a typical Spanish dish, a cold soup with many variations within Spanish geography, but which usually includes tomatoes, cucumber, onion, garlic, vinegar, and occasionally bread to thicken. It is usually served in hot summer months.

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Simple Sustenance: Simple and Refreshing — Cold Cucumber Yogurt Soup with Mint Oil

By Wednesday, July 11, 2012 Permalink 0

by Renu Chhabra

Let food be thy medicine, and let thy medicine be food.–Hippocrates

On warm days we crave cool and refreshing dishes; recipes that require minimum or no cooking to avoid heating up the kitchen seem most desirable. Salads, smoothies, cold soups, and sandwiches take center stage to make our lives a little easier.

One such recipe I enjoy a lot on warm days is cold yogurt soup. With the possibility of several variations, it is always a welcome relief to beat the heat. It is simple and refreshing with no cooking at all, which is always an added bonus when temperatures soar. Moreover, the health benefits of yogurt make it even more worthwhile. It’s good for digestion, and is a powerhouse of beneficial bacteria. But I say it is a “do-good” friend, and I enjoy it everyday.

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