Puré de Cocido de Verano

Summer Chickpea Cream with Ripe Tomatoes

Preparation info

  • 8

    Medias Raciones
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

MoVida Rustica

By Frank Camorra and Richard Cornish

Published 2009

  • About

IT WAS THE END OF THE DAY AND I HAD BEEN TALKING TO AN OLD BLOKE IN HIS KITCHEN GARDEN. HE POINTED TO A ROW OF SQUAT BUSHES AND INSTRUCTED ME TO PULL OFF ONE OF THE LITTLE PODS. IN IT WERE TWO PERFECTLY FORMED CHICKPEAS. THEY WERE SMALL BUT NOT TINY, WITH THE FAINTEST FLUSH OF PINK THROUGH THE SKIN. HE TOOK ME ASIDE AND SAID TO ME IN A HUSHED VOICE THAT WAS CHEEKY YET RESPECTFUL:

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