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Tomato Cookbook: Tomato, The Super Food

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Tomato Cookbook: Tomato, The Super Food

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Apr 27, 2020
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9780463727621
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The tomato is considered a vegetable and consumed as such but it is actually a fruit, and a very popular one. Easy to eat, easy to carry and easy to prepare, it wins everyone’s votes. Round and red is the most popular, however, we find other shapes, sizes, and colors—more than 10,000 varieties in the world—and let’s not forget all the benefits it brings to our health too.

Very simple to consume, it lends itself to infinite preparation and, all its qualities, make it one of the most consumed fruits in the world. It provides us with a good amount of vitamin C, so important to strengthen the functioning of the immune system of our body.

You will feel much more energy and another important benefit of tomato is that it can help you lose weight. Indeed, it is proven that tomato has the property to burn fat in the body. Other benefits are that it can reduce the risk of stroke, in addition to preventing cardiovascular disease, reduce the risk of osteoporosis for women, and many other.

For all these reasons, the tomato should always be present in the daily diet of your whole family. Let me show you how easy it is to use the tomato in these new recipes you will learn through this cookbook.

Editore:
Pubblicato:
Apr 27, 2020
ISBN:
9780463727621
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Informazioni sull'autore

Gordon Rock is the author for hundreds of cookbooks on delicious meals that the 'average Joe' can attempt at home. Including, but definitely not limited to, the Amazon Prime bestseller "Smoking Meat: The Essential Guide to Real Barbecue".Rock is also known for other well-known titles such as "Making Fresh Pasta", "Hot Sauce", "The Paleo Chocolate Lovers" and "Vegan Tacos", just to name a few.Rock has been nominated for various awards and has recently been offered a 'Question & Answers' column in Food and Wine Magazine that will give him a greater medium to respond to all the queries readers may have after attempting his recipes. He has also been honored by the Institution of Culinary Excellence for his outstanding recipes.Gordon Rock grew up in the outskirts of Los Angeles in California, where he graduated from the Culinary Institute of America with honors. He still resides there along with his wife and three kids. He operates a non - profit organization for aspiring cooks who are unable to finance their culinary education and spends practically all his spare time either in the kitchen or around his desk writing.

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Introduction

The tomato, which is a fruit from a strictly botanical point of view, is generally consumed as a vegetable, as you will find out in this cookbook. Tomato is one of the most common products of our everyday life and is used in so many diets; it is classified by many as super food. Very useful in the diet of the whole family, it is very beneficial to the health of the body and can be consumed in countless dishes, as I will show you in the cookbook with all these interesting recipes.

The tomato, originating from South America, and more precisely from the northeast of the Andes and Peruvian Cordillera, was already cultivated by the Incas and the Aztecs in Central America.

It was the Spanish conquerors who brought this plant to Europe in the 16th century. It was first introduced to Italy and Spain as an ornamental plant. The fruit of this plant, which was then no bigger than our cherry tomato, was considered inedible and it was not until the 18th century that the tomato plants were grown for their fruit. At the same time, seeds were brought back by the sailors who had tasted this fruit in South America. Thus, tomatoes became common in the vegetable gardens of the Mediterranean basin and in Mediterranean cuisine from the beginning of the 17th century.

The tomato is rich in water (93%); this explains its low caloric value and makes it a slimming vegetable par excellence. In addition, it contains fibers, mainly in the skin and seeds, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, zinc, calcium: a mine of minerals and trace elements essential to the proper functioning of the body.

You must know that the tomato has digestive virtues, with its mild acidity,

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