Tag: Tomato recipes

Nigerian Cuisine, Recipes

The Taming of The Stew

His cries of ‘spice, spice’ herald new beginnings, but at only 4 years old…this little man knows it not. This is the first proper ‘thing’ to come out of our new kitchen ( long before our delicious churros which have been followed by cupcakes and pizza. I’m thankful I can still cook and bake!), or […]


Heirloom Tomatoes Fattoush

Embrace the heart of the Levant with Fattoush, of the genus Fattat – a family of  stale bread salads with toasted or fried pieces of khubz ‘arabi ( pita bread) as the base, combined with seasonal vegetables. Like croutons, the crisp pita shards bring bready substance to the fragrant, herbed salad alongside heirloom tomatoes, cucumber […]


Cooking with fruit: Tomatoes….

….’cause technically speaking, tommies are fruit! Anyhow, since I heard these lines a few weeks ago, I’ve been itching to share them! ‘Measure with a micrometer, Mark with chalk, Cut with an axe.’ Carl Zwanzig Ray’s Rule of Precision….works well for Passata too! In food terms this would be: