More tomatoes. It is simply impossible to stop eating them, they’re so rich, sweet, delicious, juicy. I even served some after dinner the other evening, as a palate refresher. It was still warm outside though the stars were out, and I passed around a plate of colorful slices. Everyone agreed they were as sweet as melon, as refreshing as sorbet.
Today at lunch, one gigantic tomato did the job. I sliced it, made a pesto with basil, garlic, Parmigiano Reggiano, some Dukkah (a mix of nuts and spice), and plenty of extra-virgin olive oil drizzled over all. Kissed by the heat of our very own French heat wave, the tomato was extraordinarily satisfying, both meaty and juicy, a meal on a plate!