While on holiday, I visited my dear friend Kate who lives in a charming farmhouse with her adorable daughter Mia, two Persian cats, Darling and Delight and her Welsh Corgi, Duchess. Yes...Duchess!! One of the most enjoyable aspects of my visit with Kate was helping her pick fresh fruits and vegetables she grows in her magnificent garden. The day I arrived, Kate prepared a scrumptious feast using a variety of her Heritage tomatoes (or Heirloom as they are known in the
Heritage tomatoes are best enjoyed in their most natural state, unadorned and unfussed, sliced and tucked in between fresh Mozzarella cheese and basil with a small drizzle of olive oil and sprinkle of sea salt.
Heritage tomatoes come in a variety of shapes and colors. Their texture is softer than the average tomato with an acidity and tartness and yet delicate sweetness which makes them a delight to eat.
The Peony of the vegetable garden!!
Lord Greenish is a brightly green and yellow English Heritage with an evenly round shape and a smooth flesh. Small in size, huge in flavor!!
Grilled Heritage Bruschetta is a delectable summer meal!!