Authentic Italian Cooking
Recipes for fresh tomatoes
The history of tomato in Italy makes me always think. Tomato is not native of Italy, it was born in America, yellow. Yellow tomato. It arrives in Italy and through the centuries it becomes red thanks to the crosses of our farmers. Red tomato. In Italy we call it pomodoro that is pomo (fruit) d'oro (golden). This name remembers us its origin when it was yellow. But Italian cuisine is well known all over the world for red tomatoes, right? ;))) This page is dedicated to summer recipes for fresh tomatoes. Beautiful red tomatoes!
Tired of the usual tomato salad? apart from the fact that tomato salads can be dressed in dozens of different ways, tomato is a versatile vegetable that can be adapted to many solutions.
Its versatility also comes from the huge variety. There are big and small tomatoes, elongated and round, ribbed and smooth, ripe or not, red and yellow (now black too!), with many or few seeds ...
Each variety can be prepared with different ingredients and special techniques. So the dishes are really a lot!
In this page you'll find traditional recipes and new recipes, of my creation. Recipes for everyday menu and your special get-togethers!
To fill so little tomatoes is a long work but the result is gratifying ;))
Their stuffing is made with mozzarella cheese, anchovies in oil and chives.
This is not an Italian recipe but I make it willingly when in early autumn the last fruits on the plants are hopelessly green.
I like tomato confit because I serve them in many occasions and use them in a lot of different dishes. They can be starters, appetizers, side dishes. They can be an ingredient for pasta and rice salad, or for cold dishes with chicken, rabbit and fish. Read more details on the page ...
It is a long to do recipe but it is worth preparing them for your special guests. Cherry tomatoes are filled in two different ways: scrambled eggs with bacon and ricotta mixed with salmon.
Vegetarian recipe made with assorted vegetables for soup ;)) never happened to you to have a bag of soup in the freezer looking at you tiredly but that you do not want to cook? This is the reason why I created this recipe.
Tomatoes filled with fruit? Yeah ... and they taste fantastic too!
Easy to do and quick to do. No cooking recipe.