Salmorejo Cordobés

Córdoba’s thick Tomato and Bread Soup

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By Frank Camorra and Richard Cornish

Published 2007

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Andy, the bar manager, describes this classic cold soup as ‘the beach cricket of Spain — it screams summer’. For me, it’s a celebration of the tomato. Real tomatoes. Sweet, tangy tomatoes at their vine-ripened best. Home gardeners with a surplus of late summer tomatoes and a loaf of 2-day-old bread will find this a pleasing solution to their oversupply. However, a word of caution. Follow the ingredients and method meticulously as deviations may cause an imbalance of flavours. This is a soup