Summer is peaking and tomatoes are bursting off their vines. I love the smell of a ripe tomato that’s been sitting in the sun. Just cut me a wedge, sprinkle with some sea salt or dip in a bit of homemade vinaigrette and I am happier than a puppy getting his belly rubbed. Funny thing is that I hated raw tomatoes until I was nearly sixteen. All that joy I was missing. Luckily my taste buds grew up! Below I’ve compiled a list of some of the best tomato recipes out this week. Some simple, some a bit more complex, all deliciou Continue reading
This is a bonus recipe from August Guest Blogger, Valerie Catullo, “Growing up, wastefulness was considered the eighth deadly sin. Never throw out something you can use again or in a new and different way. While making the Lemony Tomato Basil Soup I just couldn’t bring myself to throw away the leftover mushy tomato-root veggie mixture. After a few experiments I came up with this zesty caponata that mirrors the flavors in the soup – only now in a spread! Put it on sandwiches, over fish, or our personal favorite – as a sauce over zucchini noodles. Enjoy!” Continue reading
It may be Spring but the wind is blowing and the rain is striking the pane and you need something comforting and warm. A hearty bowl of spaghetti bolognese will satisfy your tastebuds as well as warm your belly. A dreamy mix of bacon, tomatoes, onions and more this dish is a must try. Continue reading
This recipe is not only super easy to make but can use up leftover bits and bobs in your fridge and pantry.