This is July, our Escapes Month, and so we asked a few blogger friends to share recipes and inspiration from faraway places and international cuisines. To kick it off, here's Monika from Crumpets and Cakes, with a gazpacho inspired by Pedro Almodóvar!
My introduction to gazpacho was like probably many of us, through Pedro Almodóvar's movie Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, where Pepa (played by Carmen Maura) throws a handful of barbiturates into a bright red tomato concoction prepared for her ex-lover. While the plot keeps twisting and turning, gazpacho plays bigger and bigger role in the movie, putting nearly all of its characters into deep sleep. More