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tomato season – roasted tomatoes

tomato season – roasted tomatoes

It is the beginning of full blown tomato harvesting in my garden. I planted fourteen plants this year, and three or four other plants have sprung up so I don’t think I am going to be short of tomatoes. I think I’ll be begging for 

beans with tomato, onion, garlic and cumin

beans with tomato, onion, garlic and cumin

I have a garden full of beans at the moment. They are not green, but yellow and purple. The purple ones turn green when cooked though. I’d love it if they stayed purple, but sadly they don’t. I remember the days when my mum used 

tomato and chilli jam

tomato and chilli jam

I love this jam. It is sweet, hot and tart. I use it with lots of things, with tofutti cream cheese on toast for breakfast, as a relish in a sandwich, or just spread on the bottom of a pastry tart before adding the filling. 

roasted stuffed tomatoes

roasted stuffed tomatoes

OK, so it isn’t pretty. But it does taste delicious! This was an impromptu dish, born of the fact that I had some leftover bread picada from the chickpea and spinach dish I made a few days ago,  and some ‘use-me-now’, very ripe tomatoes I