This is a savoury cheese and tomato bread pudding. The custardy texture of the bread, with the melted cheese, and tomatoes and basil, makes this a very morish, comfort-food dish that people are sure to reach for seconds of, yet it costs very little to make
Strawmato Tomatoes are tomatoes bred to resembled a strawberry somewhat in shape. The taste is somewhat sweet compared to other tomatoes; the marketing claim is that it is sweet enough that you can dip it in chocolate. These tomatoes are not the same as tomatoes that a few home gardeners are found strawberry-like growths inside….
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…
Excellent to serve with barbeque.
More like a soup, it’s meant to be served in bowls. Best if made a day ahead of time then reheated for serving.
No one needs to know there’s grape jelly in their spaghetti sauce — until after dinner.
Principe Borghese Tomatoes range in size from that of a grape tomato to a small plum tomato, weighing 1 to 2 oz (30 to 60g), and will be up to 1 1/2 inches (4 cm) wide, with small points at their end. The tomatoes ripen to red. They have low moisture, few seeds, and a…
For those nostalgic for one of Berlin’s favourite fast foods.
Tomato Butter is butter blended with tomato juice. It is used for thickening some soups, for flavouring sauces, and as a garnish for grilled meats and fish. Cooking Tips Proportions: 200 ml (7 oz) tomato juice to 200 g / 7 oz (1 cup minus 2 tbsp) butter.
Lovely side instead of potatoes or rice, or you can use it as a main for a veggie meal.
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.
The roasted cauliflower adds a depth of flavour and texture to this dish.
With the cauliflower, potato and cheese, this is a hearty, satisfying frittata. You can serve this hot, warm or room temperature.
Especially nice with wholewheat linguine.
This is a Greek recipe. They will use the large lima beans called gigantes.
Semi-Dried Tomatoes are still largely unknown (as of 2007) to North American foodies, though foodies in London had already come to dread seeing them everywhere by 2003. Unlike Sun-dried Tomatoes, which are fully dried into a kind of fruit leather, Semi-Dried Tomatoes are plump, moist and supple. They are usually sold packed in oil, often…
A very, very morish dish. But go slowly at the table — those gnocchi are more filling that they first seem to be!
This is a fantastic tasting vegetable side dish. You could also serve it as a starter on its own.
This is a tuna pasta salad that uses a jar of pesto as the dressing: it looks and tastes sophisticated, yet is dead easy to toss together, and very, very good.
As stuffed, roasted peppers go, this is one of the easier recipes, and the ricotta cheese stuffing makes for a nice change from the usual stuffing of rice. Plus this is a rare, healthy stuffed pepper recipe: it’s low-fat, low-sodium, low-carb — but BIG on
A very flavourful and colourful gnocchi dish.
This is a Kenyan dish to be served over rice. The relatively authentic version depicted here has an interesting flavour, but is a bit bland.
Use with your favourite pasta.
This recipe takes over 2 hours — but only 20 minutes of that time has anything to do with you! This is a great fall or winter dish.