Tag Archives: Tomato

Heirloom Caprese Tart

Caprese Salad, or Insalate caprese, is one of the simplest and perfect summertime dishes that requires the right ingredients, at the right time of the year.  This Italian classic originated on the island of Capri with only three main ingredients; … Continue reading

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The Italian classic Puttanesca sauce,  is generally served with pasta and the main ingredients are tomatoes, garlic, anchovies, black olives, oregano, olive oil, and garlic has been around for centuries.  The pasta, in this case, is a sheet of tomato … Continue reading

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“Tomato” skins

Among other staple ingredients, tomato concasse has been part of my every day mis en place list since I walked into a professional kitchen. These few ingredients may be olive oil, sliced shallots, chopped garlic, white wine, fines herbs, or all … Continue reading

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