Jump to content
Best tomato recipes
5 replies to this topic
Posted 16 February 2013 - 08:31 PM
So now are tomato plants are loaded with rapidly ripening tomatoes...would love some new ideas on what to make
Posted 16 February 2013 - 08:35 PM
i've been making tomato and onion chutney and tomato soup
I was thinking of making a nice savoury tart wih some of them too
Posted 16 February 2013 - 08:47 PM
Cut in half, sprinkle with salt and drizzle with oil and a little balsamic vinegar (careful with the vinegar, just a few drops is enough). Then roast for about an hour, maybe more/less depending on the size. You want them to sort of sag right down and start to caramelize. I do this with the cheap $1 a kg over ripe tomatoes from the markets every couple of weeks, it's DELICIOUS and keeps for most of the week.
Posted 16 February 2013 - 09:30 PM
I know the feeling! We have kilos and kilos of tomatoes! (not that I am complaining!). We've made sauce (ketchup style), pasta sauce and next will be chutney.
But my favourite way to use them is in an Insalata Caprese salad
1 long red chilli, roasted, skinned and cut into slivers
1/2 red onion, finely diced
4 medium vine ripened tomatoes (I use more depending on how hungry we are or how many people I am feeding)
250g bocconcini or buffalo mozerella
2 tbs natural yoghurt
handful basil leaves
1/2 clove garlic
1/4 C extra virgin olive oil
2 tbs aged balsamic vinegar
Good salt and pepper
extra bail leaves & crusty s bread to serve.
Using a mortar and pestle, bash together the basil, garlic and olive oil.
Tear bocconcini into bite size pieces and combine with the yoghurt, a splash of olive oil and season with s&p.
Slice tomatoes about 1cm thick and arrange overlapping on a serving platter. Grind over black pepper to taste. Sprinkle with finely chopped onion.
Pile bocconcini mixture on top of the tomato. Lay over the slivers of roasted chilli. Drizzle basil oil over boccincini & tomatoes and then drizzle over balsamic vinegar. Serve scattered with extra basil leaves & bread.
Posted 17 February 2013 - 01:19 PM
Thanks for all your replies.
Missmarymack-that salad sounds amazing-will definitely be giving that a go
1 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users
Most people who are trying to get pregnant know that the best time to conceive is in the few days after ovulation.
A cruise with your family is among the most absurd settings for a miscarriage, but it is certainly not the worst.
A 22-year-old woman who is pregnant with her third child has had her requests for a tubal ligation denied because doctors believe she is too young.
When a pregnant woman is infected, the likelihood that her foetus will be infected is about 50 per cent.
If you're hoping to conceive, one of the most important things you need to know about is ovulation.
I remember the first time I felt mum guilt, within days of having my first child. The feeling was so intense I rang my own mum to debrief, hoping she'd tell me I wouldn't feel this way very often.
When it comes to motherhood, actress Kristen Bell is her own superhero and she thinks other mums should be too.
In a world of ever-shrinking gadgets, it's no surprise prams are getting smaller. We put the record-holding GB Pockit through its paces.
The gorgeous Bombol Bouncer is back - and boasts two chic new colours to boot.
Looking for a gift for the wine lover in your life - or just something for yourself?
Pinky Mckay joins us again at the Essential Baby & Toddler Show presented by Blackmores with her expert baby settling advice. Register now for your free ticket.
The best part about our outdoor adventures? It makes my husband and I better parents, since we're happier while adventuring.
A good samaritan saved a mother and baby from being seriously injured by crashing her own car into theirs.
Returning to work after having a baby can be daunting, and when you're experiencing postnatal depression or anxiety it can seem even more overwhelming.
Background noise from the radio or TV might be making it harder for your toddler to learn learn new words.
Teresa Palmer is basking in pregnancy glow as she awaits the arrival of her new baby.
Top 5 Articles
Pre-book & Save 50%. Get your tickets now for Kidtopia Festival. 7-9 October 2016 Parramatta Park, Sydney.
H2O is one of the necessities of life, but for babies a seemingly harmless amount of water can be fatal.
So much parenting advice is geared towards having your first baby, but what's it like having a baby when you already have children?
Fans of The NeverEnding Story – of which there are certainly plenty – went crazy for these plush Falkors when they first went on sale last year.
I thought I had prepared myself for motherhood. Then my baby girl arrived and knocked everything flat.
People love to warn you about what to expect when having a baby, but they can be way off when it comes to the reality.
Motherhood is wonderful ... except when it sucks.
There is no doubt seeing their child smile for the first time is an unforgettable moment for parents everywhere.
Breast is best, except when it's not. And in our case, it most definitely wasn't.
The photos are heartbreaking and almost too difficult to look at, but Kayley Burke is begging other parents to take notice.
In news that will make expectant mums jump for joy - and reach for a block of Cadbury - scientists have revealed chocolate could provide health benefits during pregnancy.
If you're in any way challenged in the follicle department, prepare to feel a jolt of envy - at a two-month-old baby.
While meeting with a lactation consultant can make an enormous difference to a new mother, it's not a service that is available through the public health system.
One mum has learnt a harrowing lesson about the best way to cut grapes to make it safe for toddlers and little kids to eat.
Lately I've been thinking about the caesarean stories and the brave women who birth their children with strength and beauty.
It's stressful to be the one who is holding your baby most of the day, but it's even more stressful to wonder, 'am I doing something wrong? Or am I creating bad habits?'
Free ticket offer
The Essential Baby & Toddler Show, presented by Blackmores, will be held in Sydney on 23-25 September. Register for your free ticket now to save $20!