Sunday 31 July 2011

Saturday Recipes - Tomatoes!

Today I dream about trying these fantastic tomato dishes!

For me, tomato is the most underrated vegetable. It's the kind of vegetable that you eat without even knowing that you just ate it, like in a sandwich :) But there's so many things you can make with tomatoes and they can be delicious even on their own.

I try to avoid buying tomatoes in the supermarkets as they don't have so much flavour, it's much better to get them from the market and basically the rule is - the uglier and crazier shaped the tomato is, the better it will taste!


It's the best way of getting rid of stale bread that I know! It's not the real panzanella that you'll eat in Tuscany but I think this recipe is even better! It takes minutes to prepare and is really delicious - trust me! You'll find the recipe here!

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Caramelized Tomato Tarte Tatin

What a great idea - savoury tarte tatin! The recipe also involves Kalamata olives which I love, plus if you use ready pastry, you'll make it in 20 minutes! Get the recipe here!

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Slow-Roasted Tomato Caprese Salad with Balsamic Glaze

I have a crush on slow-roasted cherry tomatoes so there's more coming! After roasting they get that deep and sweet flavour that I love. I'd say that this recipe is a fresh take on caprese salad and I think it looks amazing. Click for the recipe!

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Tomato Jam

Why not?! I think it's a great and healthy alternative to ketchup and I can almost feel the taste of it on a fresh, crispy baguette :) Find the recipe here!

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Tomato and Goat Cheese Tart

It looks and sounds like a perfect summery dish! Tomatoes and goat cheese make a pretty great combination and with my favourite rosemary this recipe is a must-try! Click for the recipe!

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Slow-Roasted Tomatoes

I did warn you that there will be more slow-roasted tomatoes, so there we go :) What can be better than these slow roasted tomatoes with herbs, garlic and olive oil? They're delicious on their own but also can be a base to so many dishes. You can freeze them too! Click for the recipe!

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Fried Green Tomatoes

Great book, great movie and a great recipe - an instant classic! This fried green tomatoes recipe is the best one that I found because it's truly traditional and an authentic southern dish. The batter looks so crispy and they are served with an onion relish - yum! Get the recipe here!

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You say tomayto... I say tomahto! :)


  1. These dishes look so yum!

  2. Yummm, my stomach is growling. I would love to try that tomato jam!

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