Dreaming of Tomatoes & Sicilian Sun

It is well over a year since our trip to Sicily.  Today I couldn’t help but feel nostalgic of last summer and that wonderful part of Italy.   Looking and enjoying our photos brightened up my day.  Beautiful ripe tomatoes always remind me of summer.  Sicily has absolutely beautiful tomatoes, they are ripe, sweet and delicious. For all of you… Continue reading Dreaming of Tomatoes & Sicilian Sun

Panzanella

This salad brings back many wonderful memories from our recent trip to Sicily.   Returning back to winter and the cold weather, I started to reminisce of the beautiful tomatoes that were so abundant, sweet, juicy and inexpensive.  The many markets that we visited were full of stalls selling many different varieties.    Panzanella is a wonderful… Continue reading Panzanella

Simple Tomato Salad With Basil

2 punnets of Cherry Tomatoes (Red & Yellow) 1/2 cup of Basil leaves thinly sliced 2-3 teaspoons of Apple Cider Vinegar 3-4 tablespoons of Extra Virgin Olive Oil Salt & Pepper to taste Preparation Time:  10-15 minutes Serves:  4  (As an accompaniment with meat) Wash and drain the Cherry Tomatoes.  Cut them in half and… Continue reading Simple Tomato Salad With Basil