Category: Tomatoes

June 14, 2009

How To Make Quick Tomato Puree

Filed under: Freezer Friendly,How-To,Tomatoes - 14 Jun 2009

Tomato puree is a very common and important ingredient in Greek cuisine. It is made by grating tomatoes on a box grater, but there’s an easier way these days: puree them in a food processor.

Nothing could be …

June 6, 2009

Tomato-Pepper Sauce (Saltsa me ntomata kai piperia)

Filed under: Tomatoes,Vegan,Vegetables,Vegetarian - 06 Jun 2009

This sauce is perfect on grilled, baked, or broiled chicken or fish. It’s also good on french fries. Extra sauce freezes beautifully. In fact, I’ll make a batch of this when I have peppers and tomatoes to …

August 12, 2008

Eggs Scrambled In Tomatoes (Strapatsada)

Filed under: Eggs,Tomatoes,Vegetarian - 12 Aug 2008

Eggs and tomatoes for greek recipe strapatsada.

The name of this dish betrays its Italian origins. It comes from parts of Greece closest to Italy – the western Peloponnesos and the Ionian. This is a family …

March 6, 2008

How To Grate Tomatoes (Ntomata sto Trifti)

Filed under: Freezer Friendly,How-To,Tomatoes,Vegan,Vegetarian - 06 Mar 2008

Grated tomatoes are a common ingredient in Greek recipes. I had never heard of grating tomatoes before I started my Greek food adventure, but it’s an elegant solution that predates food processors to the problem of obtaining fresh tomato …