Amber Jewel Tomatoes are a variety of yellow tomato which in shape looks like a small plum tomato. The taste is a normal tomato taste. They are sold in farmers’ markets and in some grocery stores (such as Waitrose) in the UK during the summers. As of 2005, they are being cultivated on the Isle…
Andine Cornue Tomatoes are long tomatoes, shaped like fat banana peppers. Some liken their appearance to a cow horn, thus their name “cornue” meaning “horn” in French. These are dense, meaty flesh tomatoes with very few seeds, low-acid and high tomato aroma. The skin peels off easily. The tomatoes will grow up to 6 3/4…
This recipe was given by the New York actress Anne Bancroft to Toronto writer Warren Dunford in the 1990s. It has a lightly-spiced flavour that is warm and distinctive.
This asparagus salad is easy to make, but very sophisticated. It looks fantastic on the table or on a buffet table, particularly around Christmas time, too, as it resembles a wreath.
A hearty chowder.
This salad looks dramatic, tastes amazing, and is an ideal make-ahead recipe. The combination of the beans and corn also provides a complete protein.
Black Tomatoes are not actually black, just deep, purplish-red. There are many versions of “Black Tomato” seeds available to the home gardener, some which produce tomatoes which are purplish-brown, others that produce tomatoes that inside seem grey, about the colour of overcooked liver. Neither of which are actually appealing once you see them. A new…
With its robust flavours, a slice of this quiche easily stands up as the main item on a plate of food. You can serve this quiche hot in the winter, or room temperature in the summer.
This is a really flexible dish. You can serve it hot as a side dish, or refrigerate it and serve it cold as part of an antipasto assortment, or as a side-condiment to roasted meats.
Canned Tomatoes © Denzil Green Tinned tomatoes can save you a lot of work, are usually cheaper than buying fresh tomatoes (except for those few crazy weeks in late summer when green grocers are practically paying you to take tomatoes off their hands), and are often far more flavourful than the tomatoes we get for…
This a sophisticated bean salad with the warm Mediterranean flavours of lemon, olive oil, rosemary, balsamic vinegar and delicate Parmesan cheese shavings. It may cause even the most curmudgeonly bean-salad haters to change their minds on bean salads.
A hearty, inexpensive dish.
Nice for a lunch, with a leafy green side salad.
Cherry Tomatoes © Denzil Green Cherry Tomatoes are very small, sweet tomatoes, generally an inch (2.5 cm) or less in diameter. They usually grow in clusters on the tomato plants. There are both yellow and red varieties. They are used in salads, appetizer platters, on skewers for barbequing and on pizzas and flatbreads, etc. They…
This is a perfect summer salad: very colourful, refreshing, and easy to throw together. It’s great as a side to barbequed meats, a cheese and bread dinner, etc.
These tomato slices have great taste, and texture.
A great Indian side dish.
For those nostalgic for one of Berlin’s favourite fast foods.
Delizia Tomatoes have ridges in them, making their shape reminiscent of small pumpkins. They are best eaten when still a bit green — when they are red at the base, fading to green about half-way up the sides, with some red in the ridges, and the flesh inside is green. The taste is sweet. The…
More like a soup, it’s meant to be served in bowls. Best if made a day ahead of time then reheated for serving.
A very flavourful and colourful gnocchi dish.
Golden Delight Tomatoes are classed as Yellow Tomatoes, but they are actually orange. They are small to average-sized tomatoes, with few seeds. They have a sweet, slightly tart aftertaste. 60 to 65 days from seed. Cooking Tips Good for stuffing and slicing.
No one needs to know there’s grape jelly in their spaghetti sauce — until after dinner.
Called salsa de chile verde in Mexico.