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A Soup So Refreshing, You'll Drink It Like Water
1. Use very ripe tomatoes
2. For the bread that helps thicken the soup, use a hearty country loaf, something with a nice, firm texture.
3. Have fun with garnishes--chopped cucumber, red onion or scallions, red or green pepper, toasted cubes of white bread--but skip the watermelon if you want to stay authentic.
Here's Claudia Roden's recipe for gazpacho.
How about a charred Spanish ham and cheese melt to go with your gazpacho?
Mario Batali's favorite Spanish dishes
Another genius way to use tomatoes, courtesy of Spain