Updates: Tomato marmalade

BOOK: 30 Ways to EAT A TOMATO RECIPE: MARMELADE IT! Since it is tomato season, yesterday I made some new tomato marmalade. I mention though a few additional notes that would be very helpful. 1. It takes about 4,5 pounds tomatoes to get 2 pounds of peeled, squeezed and without seeds tomato stuff. 2. When […]

Today’s X ways to: “use tomatoes”

Tomato juices as nutritional hand lotion? If you just peeled or chopped tomatoes, don’t rush to wash your hands. The tomato juice is very beneficial for your hands skin. Let the tomato juice on them and massage a little each other; let your hands enjoy the tomato benefits and they will thank you for it.

Greek recipes: “Fasolada”

Beans with carrots and celery Serves 3-4 Ingredients: 1 pound navy beans (soaked overnight) 2-3 carrots 1 bunch of celery 2-3 tomatoes 3 tbsp tomato paste 1/2 cup of olive oil 1/2 red chili pepper 1 tsp of lemon juice Salt and pepper Preparation: Throw away the water of the soaked beans and put them […]

Recipe: Ball it!

A Tomato recipe from the book “30 Ways to Eat a Tomato” Preparation and cooking time: 60 minutes Side dish – serves 4 Ingredients: 4 tomatoes (peeled) 2 onions finely chopped (medium to large) 3.5 ounces feta cheese (100g) 1 tsp fresh spearmint (chopped) 1 tsp fresh parsley (chopped) 1 tsp dill (chopped) 1, ½ […]

Tomato benefits: Did you know that…

the tomato is the ideal fruit for dieting because it consists almost entirely of water and organic substances Lycopene is an antioxidant contained in tomatoes, which exists in all red fruits or vegetables Lycopene has an antitumor effect a study on tomato consumption and prostate cancer, conducted at Harvard University  among 47.000 men and showed […]

Ketchup: Did you know that…

– the ancestor of tomato ketchup as we know it today did not include tomato as an igredient? – Romans used a sauce with the name “liquamen” and this was the ancestor of the ketchup. It was a sauce especially for accompanying  fish dishes and its igredients were vinegar, olive oil, pepper and mashed anchovies. […]