"Tonnes of Tomatoes", "Bags of Berries", Book, e-book

Free Tomato Mini Cookbook

As an Easter gift for you, you can download a copy of “Tonnes of Tomatoes” from Amazon free from the 2nd to the 4th of April. Get your copy of this fun mini cookbook now: Tonnes of Tomatoes.

Are you the proud owner of a tonne of tomatoes? An oversupply of cherry, Roma, Amish paste perhaps? Do you have tomato plants heavy with fruit?  Do you grow your own, or have you found yourself with an abundance of the product and no idea how to use them? This could be the book for you.

“Tonnes of Tomatoes” is the fifth book in the “When it all becomes too much” mini cook book series by Terri Bateman & Sarah Jackson. This easy to use e-book contains some useful tomato facts and 20 easy to make recipes to help you manage your glut of fruit. 

Preserves, preserving, Spicy tomato relish, Summer Gardening, Tomatoes

Tomato Relish

Spicy Tomato Relish

Do you have a glut of tomatoes? I always have tonnes of extra tomatoes from my summer crop. I freeze them in batches so that I can make up tomato sauces and relishes at the end of the season. This recipe is one of my favourite.

 

Ingredients:

  • 3 kg red tomatoes 
  • 500g sugar
  • 250mls white wine vinegar
  • 15g crushed garlic
  • 7g chopped green ginger
  • 30g ground sea salt
  • 15g all spice
  • 7g cayenne pepper
  • 3 finely chopped chillies
  • 7g ground cloves
  • 30g ground black pepper

Utensils

  • Food processor/Blender
  • Measuring cup
  • Measuring spoons (teaspoon & tablespoon)
  • Mixing spoon
  • Heavy based pan

Method

  • Roughly blend the tomatoes in batches
  • Place all ingredients in a heavy based pan
  • Mix well. 
  • Bring to a quick boil and reduce the heat to simmer
  • Simmer for four hours, stirring regularly (often if using a standard saucepan)
  • You will notice the mix will reduce by ½ to ¾ 
  • When it is thick it is is ready to jar up
  • Spoon the mixture into the jars, seal the lid and turn them over on to the lid to cool
  • Decorate the jars as you see fit
  • Can be consumed immediately, but best if left for a month