The tomato is by far one of the most popular ingredients on the planet. This fruit – which is often used as a vegetable, was for a long time unknown beyond the American continent (Italian cuisine without tomatoes – Mama Mia!). It was only after Europeans came to America that the tomato ended up in Spain, from where it eventually made its way to Asia. Today, it is found in almost all cuisines from Mexico to India, by way of course, to the Mediterranean.
Tomatoes are used for much more than traditional pasta sauces. In order to explore this fruit’s mindboggling versatility, we’ve curated some diverse recipes to help you discover its wide-ranging potential.