This tomato bisque recipe is luscious, velvety, and will hit the spot every time. A few friends have commented that they "don't like" tomato soup. Stephen was the same way. Yet, he found the creaminess and flavors of butter and bacon in this bisque...Read more
After reading Norma Vega’s recent Cultural Capsule on the Origin of the Tomato, we were inspired to create our own "tomatopalooza." We had fun searching for some tasty tomato/xitomatl recipes. What are your favorite xitomatl based recipes?
Submitted by: Norma Vega I must give credit to my friend, Francisco López Castro, who’s from Espejo, Córdoba, for this recipe. Spanish gazpacho has a looser consistency, whereas salmorejo is creamier and smoother. Preparation:...Read more
By Contributing Writer: Norma Vega Every wonder where the first tomatoes originated? These plump fruits (yes, fruits, not vegetables!) grew wild in the Andes region of South America, but it wasn’t until they reached the central region of Mexico that the Aztecs began...Read more