Ajo Blanco

Chilled Almond Soup with Grape Granita

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By Frank Camorra and Richard Cornish

Published 2007

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It has taken 3 years, but finally people now walk into MoVida during the summer time and ask for ajo blanco. Initially, customers were a little wary of a cool soup made of bread, almonds and garlic, served with a sweet grape granita. It started slowly. A few heat-exhausted customers stumbled in on a hot summer’s day and Andy, our bar manager, served them a small glass of this refreshingly smooth white liquid, which cleared their palates and enlivened their bodies and spirits — they w