Chilled White Soup

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      4 hr 30

Appears in
Good Soup Book

By Lindsey Bareham

Published 1997

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This unusual cold soup combines white bread, almonds, water, salt and garlic to produce a subtly flavoured, thick white soup that’s served with white grapes. It’s known as ajo blanco con uvas in Spain, where it originated a thousand years ago, when the Moors ruled much of the country. Depending on the proportions of the key ingredients, it’s also known as almond soup, grape soup, bread soup and garlic soup. Others call it white gazpacho.

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