Gaspacho de Aguacates El Bambú

Avocado Gaspacho El Bambú

Preparation info
  • Makes about 6 cups ; Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Eating Cuban

By Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs

Published 2006

  • About

Interest in vegetarian cooking is a relatively new development in Cuba. Though fruits and vegetables thrive in the island’s rich soil and temperate climate, fresh green salads are rare in traditional Cuban cooking and lush tropical fruits like guava, mango, and papaya are often poached in sugar syrups or used to make jams and sugary desserts. We had heard that some interesting vegetarian restaurants had opened in and around Havana and were fortunate to meet Madelaine Vázquez Gálvez, author