Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Tomato Concassé

Smitten Kitchen has a recipe up about a fresh tomato sauce using those cheap ugly tomatoes you'll see for cheap at farmers' markets (or perhaps your own garden)... the key to which is making tomato concassé (that is: peeled and seeded diced tomatoes). I've posted this video before (though I didn't see the value at the time), but it's a good thing to know how to do, especially at the height of tomato season:

Obviously you could just use a food mill and skip all those steps, but c'mon what's the fun in that!