Tomatoes

janesitalianadventure

IMG_0600.jpg

Being a vegetarian, one of the things I really love about this part of Italy is the quality  of fresh vegetables, especially tomatoes.  They are at the centre of Italian cooking, and they come in all shapes, colours and sizes! And I have them most days for lunch.  In England I search in vain for that elusive tomato, that is rich and flavoursome as a tomato should be. Here I just go to my local shop and fill up my basket. The green ones will ripen in a couple of days or so, but they are also special in their own right as they have a piquant flavour lovely mixed with the ripened mature ones in a salad. And as I have recently discovered the buffalo dairy farm on the road to Orte, the salad with freshly made mozzarella and basil from the garden are a delicious meal.

An Italian…

View original post 27 more words

Advertisements

No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: