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gazpacho

[guh-spah-choh; Spanish gahth-pah-chaw, gahs-] /gəˈspɑ tʃoʊ; Spanish gɑθˈpɑ tʃɔ, gɑs-/
noun, Spanish Cookery.
1.
a soup made of chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, garlic, oil, and vinegar, and served cold.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; < Spanish
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Examples for gazpacho
  • And gazpacho, with its cold floating tomato chunks, remains a yet-to-be-acquired taste.
  • There's hummus and guacamole and soups-gazpacho and an unctuous white cream of almonds and garlic.
  • Menu items include dishes such as yellow tomato gazpacho, roasted rabbit and butter poached monkfish.
  • The restaurant's summer dishes include favorites such as gazpacho, scallops served in a lemon sauce with risotto, and prosciutto.
  • The dinner menu offers appetizers such as lobster bisque and tomato gazpacho.
  • Other gastronomical delicacies include seafood paella, chorizo sausage, gazpacho soup and tapas.
  • Not exactly a gazpacho, this summer soup can be kept in the refrigerator for a few days after it's made.
  • Not that gazpacho, with its piquant mix of flavors, should be discarded.
  • Then pour gazpacho through a strainer into a pitcher.
  • Many would-be cooks have attempted to make gazpacho but concluded with horrific non-edible, nonpotable results.
British Dictionary definitions for gazpacho

gazpacho

/ɡəzˈpɑːtʃəʊ; ɡæs-/
noun
1.
a Spanish soup made from tomatoes, peppers, etc, and served cold
Word Origin
from Spanish
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Encyclopedia Article for gazpacho

cold soup of Spanish cuisine, especially that of Andalusia. It is an ancient dish mentioned in Greek and Roman literature, although two of the main ingredients of the modern version, tomatoes and green peppers, were brought to Spain from the New World only in the 16th century. Spanish cookbooks classify gazpacho as a salad.

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