THE IRISHMAN'S WIFE
– 1 kg Cherry Tomatoes (or any other tomato on hand) – Olive Oil (extra virgin) – 2 Garlic (cloves) – Sea Salt – Black Pepper (fresh, coarse ground) – Thyme (fresh)
1. Preheat oven to 100°c. In an ovenproof dish, place all tomatoes in a single layer. Cherry tomatoes can be left whole, however larger tomatoes need to be cut in half. 2. Drizzle to tomatoes with the olive oil. Add the garlic cloves. Then give everything a good sprinkle of sea salt and black pepper. Add a few sprigs of fresh thyme. 3. Bake in the oven for 1 hour then turn the oven off and leave in to cool.
1. In a pasta 2. Squash them and spread on pizza dough as the base for a good homemade pizza. 3. As a snack in your lunchbox. 4. Add to you next soup or stew to add depth and intense tomato flavour. 5. Then there is a good salad. Slow roasted tomato, burrata, and basil salad anyone? Summer salad dreams right there.