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?