11 summer recipes to survive the heat

Dear summer: I want you to know first of all that you are not as "dear" as you think, and you know it. In fact, just because you know it is that during your most recent visit you are being inclement. You are spiteful.

I want you to know that we are fighting you : some have gone to beaches, lakes, rivers and mountains, others have stayed in the city and go to the pools. Another group of people use their air conditioners to take shelter from your inhuman behavior while others - I include myself -, we prepare summer recipes that allow us to support you.

We have replaced the hot, cooked dishes, sauce dishes, sausages, bacon, butter, various fats and other heavy meals by an arsenal loaded with cold soups, salads, fish, seafood, ice cream and endless more than summer recipes whose only purpose is survival. We are not afraid. We are the resistance!

Do you want to know what we have to fight against? Read below.

Summer recipes for these days of unbearable heat

Peruvian Ceviche

Ceviche is one of the greatest works of art that mankind has been inventing . The original version with fresh fish, purple onion, lemon and chili as main ingredients is one of the best ways to cool off on a hot day. Make no mistake, there are thousands of recipes, but there is only one correct way to do it.

Andalusian Gazpacho

And when we talk about summer recipes, the first thing that comes to mind is a delicious Andalusian gazpacho made with fresh tomatoes , nothing bought in supermarkets.

Watermelon gazpacho

In addition to the classic Andalusian version, there are other types of gazpacho, like this watermelon, which is sweet and can also help you survive this frightful hot climate.

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Prawn salad

Recet a healthy and simple, ideal for hot days or when you need to return to the path of good nutrition.

Chocolate mousse

Perfect dessert for these hot days. Fresh from the fridge is a delight. Also this recipe is made with pure natural ingredients and has no sugar.

Yogurt ice cream

Ice creams are always allies when it comes to combating high temperatures. Here are 3 recipes for making yogurt ice cream.

Salad of mandarins and dates

A pretty sweet and delicious salad, which is prepared in a few minutes. Ideal to accompany meats. You can also eat it alone.

Chickpea salad

Legume salads feed a lot. They are a good source of protein and leave you with a full and happy belly.It also becomes fashionable in the summer.

Pasta salad

Pasta salads are fun, they work as a single dish of food and, if you dress it properly, they are refreshing. This recipe includes tuna, olives, tomatoes and peppers.


This cold soup of Andalusian origin is prepared with garlic, almonds and bread. Like its relatives salmorejo and gazpacho, it works wonders when the sun and temperatures are inclement.

Photo: bizcochela.com

100 summer recipes

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10 summer recipes are not enough? How about 100?

"Summer kitchen: our 100 best recipes" collects, as the name says, a large number of dishes to prepare on the hottest days of year. You can take a look at it, and if you like it, buy it.