In the rainy season, the humidity in Choroni can reach levels that are almost unbearable.
As a result, no one has any real appetite, but gazpacho is a cool, refreshing tomato soup that people will always want to eat, especially with the El Tesoro twist: cacao.
1 large red pepper, halved, seeds removed
1kg very ripe tomatoes
½ onion, diced
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
½ large cucumber, peeled, seeds removed, chopped
150ml extra virgin olive oil
3 tbsp white wine vinegar
3 tbsp raw cane sugar
3 tbsp finely grated cacao. Suggestion, Colombian Los Llanos 88