Spain’s Summer Sweetheart: Watermelon!

Spanish watermelon granita / Toya Legido - ICEX

Spanish watermelon granita / Toya Legido – ICEX

With Madrid fully given over to an August state of mind: what seems like half as many people, plenty of parking, sparkling white afternoon light on its buildings, sidewalks hot enough to ‘fry an egg’… there is no better time for sinking your teeth into a piece of delicious and refreshingly sweet Spanish watermelon.

Fortunately, we’re not the only ones to think so. Spain is actually one of the world’s most important producers and exporters of watermelon.

Read more about Spain’s Summer Sweetheart on Foods from Spain, and don’t forget to try this recipe for delicious Spanish  Watermelon granita (granizado de sandia).

 

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