TAG: Tomato

Tomato Tarts

Tomato Tarts

With the meat industry causing more greenhouse gases than all forms of transport on earth, there are a million reason to go meat free. Even if it is just for one day or at the very least one meal. Below is a great recipe for tomato tarts that makes a starter that will impress your guests or a quick snack for you and the family. Ingredients 1 1/2 sheets (25 x 25cm) ready-rolled frozen butter puff pastry, just thawed Olive oil 50g soft Fetta 2 x 250g punnets cherry tomatoes 50g shredded parmesan 5 sprigs of thyme salt Preheat oven to… read more

The Tasteless Tomato

The story of the tomato

If your senses have ever had the pleasure of smelling and tasting a farm-fresh, sun- ripened tomato, then you not only recognize the distinct tomato plant smell but you also know what a tomato is supposed to taste like. In stark comparison, there is a strange hue of red, plastic-textured versions of the tomato, imposters if you will, that exists. You can find them readily available at most mass market food retailers, even oddly out of season. How do they take an innocent tomato and transform it into something, well, tasteless? It is a sad little story that starts with… read more