A version of this Greek favourite from Georgina Hayden and great when you have a glut of tomatoes. Its good served as a brunch with pitta bread or toast, but can also be served as part of a larger spread.
This is from ” Plenty More” by Yotam Ottolenghi.
A sweet hot jam to make in late summer when all the ingredients are at their best. Serve with savoury breakfasts especially baked ricotta. Its from ” Alice’s Cook Book ” by Alice Hart.
A very good salad inspired by Szechuan cookery from ” Mezcla” by Ixta Belfrage. The crumpet croutons go well with many salads
A recipe for slow roasted tomatoes from ” River Cafe 30″ by Ruth Rogers and Rose Gray.
My local chef and food writer Claire Thomson published her latest book ” Tomato” last month and as always I have found so many recipes I want make . The chapter on salads has many good ideas for the unprecedented hot weather we are currently experiencing and this simple and refreshing salad is the first recipe I tried.
A tomato curry from Tamil Nadu which i found in Meera Sodha’s ” East”
This is a one tray bake from Yotam Ottolenghi but he credits the tomato butter sauce to Marcella Hazan.Serve with a green salad.
Another recipe from ” Sea & Shore” by Emily Scott. It’s delicious on its own but also goes very well with bream or mackerel. This is best in late summer when home rown tomatoes are at their very best.
A delicious vegetarian alternative to sausages, from ” Root, Stem, Leaf, Flower” by Gill Meller.
A simple salad with a punchy dressing from Diana Henry.
An easy vegetarian main or side dish from Diana Henry.
A new recipe from Claire Thomson .
A simple but tasty soup from ” Jamie’s Dinners” by Jamie Oliver. You need good quality ripe tomatoes which will become very sweet when cooked slowly. Serve the soup with some fresh bread.
A pleasing combination from Nigel Slater.