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Raspas, Raspas! Ice Cold Salvation on a Hot Summer Day

Raspas, Raspas! Ice Cold Salvation on a Hot Summer Day

Enjoy both the transcription and Latinitas Magazine’s awesome audio interview/story “Raspas, Raspas” about this timeless Latin treat. Latinitas volunteer writer Jackie Ibarra offers the history of raspas, via sweet memories and conversation. – Editor

Ahhh, there’s nothing better than hearing the chiming of the bells from the raspa man’s ice cream truck rolling through the neighborhood on a hot, dry Texas day.

You’d grab whatever change mom would give you and run-up to the white truck analyzing all the hundreds of pictures of ice creams on the side of the truck, just to end up picking the same thing – a cold, juicy raspa.

But where does the sweet treat come from?

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With a mission of publishing new and diverse voices of tomorrow’s courageous leaders, Latinitas Magazine serves as a place for Latinas and girls of color to share their stories while gaining experience in the editorial field.

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