My guest today is Elyzabeth M. VaLey. She has a sexy new release, and she’s sharing a recipe. I do love new recipes. But first, I have to get past the picture. *sigh*
I’m here to talk about my recent release Spanish Diversion.
Here is the blurb:
Ever since his last boyfriend labeled him as predictable and boring, Shane has gone out of his way to demonstrate that he’s not. He’s moved to Spain, taken a job as an English teacher and decided that partying all night long is going to be his thing. Fun first is his new motto, regardless of what his heart has to say about it after meeting Alejandro.
After leaving his bed without even a goodbye, Alejandro thought he’d never see the sexy American again, so when he reappears in his life he can hardly believe his luck. With a chemistry between them that is off the charts, he wants something more than just a night of passion.
Shane insists he just wants to party but Alejandro is determined to make him see that, together, they can have much more than just fun.
As you can see, it takes place in Spain. I didn’t know what to talk about in this post, but Anne suggested in her email a recipe. I love food, so why not? The problem was picking a recipe. Spain has a lot of yummy things to eat… the classic tortilla, chorizo, patatas bravas, jamón Serrano, huevos rellenos, cocido… and some delicious typical drinks too: Sangria, calimocho, tinto de verano…
My dilemma was fortunately solved when a friend suggested I share the recipe for Gazpacho. It’s a typical tomato based soup, served cold and best eaten during the summer.
There are a lot of different recipes around, but this one has worked okay for me in the past (and it’s quite easy too).
- 6 ripe tomatoes
- ½ cucumber
- A piece of green pepper
- 1 garlic head
- 2 slices of white bread
- 3 spoonfuls of oil (preferably virgin oil)
- 1 spoonful of vinegar
- Remove the crust from the bread slices, cut into stripes and then into cubes. Place in a sauce pan or pitcher
- Clean the tomatoes and remove the stem. Cut them up however you wish and add them to the pitcher with the bread.
- Peel the cucumber, the garlic and the pepper. Cut them up and put them into the pitcher.
- Throw in ½ a liter of water, the oil and the vinegar. Add the amount of salt you deem necessary and carefully mash with an electric mixer until you have an homogenous cream.
- Pass it through a sifter to get rid of any chunks and put it in the fridge for at least an hour.
Eat up while enjoying a sexy summer read like Spanish Diversion *wink*
Defined as weird since she was about eight, Elyzabeth honors the title by making up songs about her chores, doodling stars and flowers on any blank sheet of paper and talking to her dog whenever he feigns interest.
Losing the battle to the voices in her head is her favorite pastime after annoying her younger sister with her singing. Writing stories full of passion and emotion where love conquers all is her happy pill and she’ll forgo sleep to make her readers live the dream.
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Gracias por compartir! Elyzabeth