Archive for the ‘Heirloom Tomatoes’ Category

HERE AGAIN, NAMES CAN BE CONFUSING IN THAT THIS TOMATO IS FROM NORTH CAROLINA-VIRGINIA AREA. THIS MEATY PINK TOMATO HAS A FULL FLAVOR. IT IS ONE OF THE PARENTS OF THE MORTGAGE LIFTER TOMATO. SINCE THIS IS A LARGE TOMATO IT IS IDEAL FOR SLICING BUT ALSO IT IS EASY TO PEEL SO CANNING ALSO BECOMES AN OPTION. THE USES ARE MANY RANGING FROM SANDWICHES, SALADS, SOUPS, SAUCES AND OF COURSE SNACKING.

ANOTHER FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE TOMATOES, THIS TOMATO DOES NOT SPOIL ONES IDEA OF COLD IN RUSSIA. IT HAS ITS ORIGINS IN SIBERIA AND WAS INTRODUCED TO THE POPULATION AT IRKUTSK, RUSSIA. THIS OVAL DARK MAHONEY TOMATO IS JUST A LITTLE TOO BIG TO CALL CHERRY STYLE. IT IS SAID TO HAVE HEALTH BENEFITS BEYOND THE NORMAL TOMATO LYCOPENE. IT HAS A FULL, INTENSE, RICH TOMATO FLAVOR. IT IS ALSO USED TO MAKE BLACK PRINCE TOMATO OIL IN RUSSIA. IT IS GREAT FOR SALADS, SAUCES, OR JUST EATING.

 

THIS DARK PINK TOMATO HAS ITS ORIGIN FROM BULGARIA. THIS HEIRLOOM HAS FEW SEED AND IS FLATTENING IN SHAPE INSTEAD OF THE GLOBE SHAPE MOST TOMATOES HAVE AS ITS PRESENTS. THIS IS A SWEET FLAVORED TOMATO SO OF COURSE YOU KNOW THAT IT IS HIGH IN ACID AS IS MOST DARK COLORED TOMATOES. THIS IS GREAT FOR SALADS, SANDWICHES, AND OF COURSE SNACKING

 

SOME SAY IT TASTES THE SAME AS THE CHEROKEE PURPLE. THIS DARK CRIMSON RED WITH BROWN SHOULDER HEIRLOOM WAS DISCOVERED IN THE GARDEN OF HEIRLOOM CONNOISSEUR CRAIG LEHOULLIER. IT WAS INTRODUCED TO THE PUBLIC IN 2004 BY VICTORY SEED COMPANY. CHEFS LIKE IT BECAUSE OF THE CHOCOLATE MAHOGANY COLOR AND THE TASTE. THIS TOMATO IS GOOD FOR SALADS, SANDWICHES, SAUCES, AND OF COURSE SNACKS

 

THE BLACK KRIMM MIGHT ALSO BE KNOWN AS THE BLACK CRIMSON OR BLACK CRIM. REGARDLESS, IT IS FROM THE ISLE OF KRIMM ON THE BLACK SEA IN THE AREA OF THE FORMER SOVIET UNION. IT IS DARK RED, SLIGHTLY MAROON. THE TOMATO IS VERY PRONE TO CRACKING BUT MORE THAN MAKES UP FOR THAT WITH ITS TASTE. IT HAS A FANSTASTIC, INTENSE, SLIGHTY SALTY TASTE(GREAT FOR THOSE ON A SALT FREE DIET). IT IS THE PERFECT ADDITION TO THAT SUNDAY MORNING OMLET TO PAMPER YOUR TASTE BUDS. IT IS ALSO GREAT ON SANDWICHES, SALADS, COOKING OR JUST EATING

 

THE WHITE WONDER IS A LOW ACIT TOMATO THAT IS MILD AND SWEET. IT HAS A CREAM COLOR INSIDE AND OUT MAKING IT A UNIQUE TOMATO. THIS HEIRLOOM IS FEATURED REGULARYLY IN ALICE WATERS’ FAMOUS CHEZ PANISSE. IT IS A MUST IN ANY MULTICOLOR TOMATO MARINDADE (GARLIC, VINEGAR, OIL, PEPPER, AND HERB SEASONING). IT IS ALSO GOOD FOR ANYONE WORRIED ABOUT ACID AS IT IS VERY LOW IN ACID. GREAT FOR SANDWICHES, SALADS, SAUCES, AND SNACKS.

THIS IS NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH THE WORLD WAR II TANK BATTLE IN RUSSIA, BUT THIS IS A RARE AND UNEXPECTED FIND FOR HEIRLOOM TOMATOES. THIS IS A 100 YEAR OLD TOMATO FROM THE URALS NEAR THE CITY OF TOBOLSK, RUSSIA.  THIS IS A LIGHT YELLOW  TO ORANGE TOMATO THAT IS SWEET TO THE TASTE. IT HAS THE PERFECT BALANCE OF ACID FOR SUCH A SWEET TASTING TOMATO. THIS HEIRLOOM IS A GREAT ADDITON FOR SALADS SANWICHES, SAUCES, OR SNACKING.

THIS TOMATO IS NOT A SHOCKER. IT DOES IN FACT COME FROM THAILAND. IT HAS A LOVELY SHADE OF PINK AND IS OVAL IN SHAPE. IT IS SMALL IN SIZE, HOWEVER IT WILL SNAP YOU MOUTH’S SENSES WHEN YOU BITE INOT IT. IT WILL HAVE A SUDDEN BURST OF SWEET FLAVOR AND THEN A LITTE TART AT THE END. IT IS JUICY AND COULD BE COMPARED TO THE TASTE OF SOMETHING LIKE LEMONADE WITH ITS SWEET AND TART FLAVOR. IT IS GREAT FOR SALADS, SAUCES, PASTES, AND APPEITIZERS.

RENHART KRAFT FROM NEUKIKCHEN, GERMANY DISCOVERED THIS TOMATO. IT IS AN OVAL SHAPED TOMATO THAT IS DARK PINK IN COLOR. LIKE A PEACH IT HAS SOME FUZZ ON IT. HOWEVER IT IS SWEET AND MAKES A GREAT SNACK.

NO THIS IS NOT NAMED AFTER THE BETTE MILDER MOVIE. THE ROSE IS ANOTHER TOMATO THAT WE HERE AT DEEP COVE FARMS PLANT FOR THE LATE AUGUST CROP. IT IS A BEEFSTEAK TOMATO WITH A DEEP ROSE PINK COLOR AND A SOFT TO THE TOUCH SKIN. DR. GRACE KAISER, A DOCTOR IN NEW HOLLAND, PA., WAS GIVEN THE SEEDS BY HER AMISH PARENTS. IT IS A CROSS BETWEEN A BRANDYWINE AND A RUTGER TOMATO. IT IS MEATY AND HAS A GREAT TASTE. IT IS IDEAL FOR SANDWICHES, SALADS, SAUCES, AND OF COURSE SNACKS.