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Soho Cooking

By Alastair Little

Published 1999

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One of the few ethnic communities that did not move into Soho in any force was the Spanish. There was a Spanish grocer on Old Compton Street, but that was about it. They settled around the Spanish school and church on Portobello Road instead. Maybe I’m stretching a point by including gazpacho in a book on Soho cooking, but I feel it can be justified. Firstly, this soup is a bit of a period piece: it very much belongs to the 1970s, when mass tourism to Spain introduced the British public to