TOMECO TOMATO GUIDE

Don’t know your Coeur de Boeuf from your San Marzano? Then you’ve come to the right place! Our handy tomato guide will help you make the best choice for your dish! 

Cherry plum tomatoes on the vine

 

Good things come in small packages! These little morsels of goodness are bursting with flavour, and are therefore perfect for snacking, tapas and salads.  

 

Sweetest Queen

 

The sweetest of cherry plum vine tomatoes! Its sweet taste and deep red colour makes it the perfect choice for salads, snacking, tapas and appetisers. The Sweetest Queen is very strong on the vine, and won’t fall off, even when grilled on the BBQ or baked in the oven. 

Kubello 

 

The sweet-to-sour ratio of these small, rustic, pepper-shaped tomatoes makes the Kubello an all-rounder that lends itself to almost any recipe. Enjoy as a snack, bake in the oven or grill on the BBQ.

 

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Coeur de Boeuf

The Coeur de Boeuf is a beautiful, uniquely shaped, heirloom tomato with a fresh, wholesome taste. Stuff and bake in the oven, thinly slice for a carpaccio salad, grill in the oven or use for soup: the Coeur de Boeuf can handle it all! This tomato variety ripens from the inside out so a green fruit with a slightly red hue is ready to eat!    

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San Marzano

These authentic, heirloom tomatoes have a beautiful, elongated shape and very little juice, making this variety especially suitable for soups, sauces, sandwiches and toppings. The San Marzano will make your dish less watery and more tomatoey! 

Serving suggestions:

Homemade gnocchi in a spicy tomato sauce

A'Roma

Tomatoes come in many different colours, shapes and sizes! The Aroma is a beautiful mix of colourful roma tomatoes, each with their own distinct taste and texture. 

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Plum tomatoes

 

Plum tomatoes have long been a staple of every family kitchen! Their typically long shelf life makes them perfect for storing. 

 

Romared

 

The romared is the tomato everybody knows! No frills, but with the perfect balance of flesh and juice, these plum tomatoes can be used for soups, sauces and salads. 

Prunella

The Prunella is a roma tomato on the vine. Use for soups, sauces or salads. 

Intense

 

The perfect sandwich tomato! The Intense tomato has a fresh tomato flavour without the juice, making it the perfect choice for sandwiches as they won’t make your bread soggy.   

Serving suggestions:

Mini tomato pies

Vine tomatoes

 

The humble vine tomato has to be the most versatile of the bunch! From soups to sauces to salads, there is a vine tomato perfect for the job!

 

As a rule of thumb, smaller vine tomatoes are usually sweeter. Making a salad? Choose a smaller variety, making a large batch of soup? The larger vine tomato is your best choice!

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Beefsteak tomatoes 

 

The classic beefsteak tomato is tasty and versatile, making it perfect for lots of different dishes. 

Baron

 

The Baron beefsteak tomato is firm yet juicy and holds its shape well, making it the perfect choice for stuffing and oven bakes. The taste and meatyness of the Baron tomato also makes it ideal for soups. 

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Pappardelle with slow cooked beef ragu
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