There are many diverse varieties of tomato roughly categorized into various sub groups based on their color, shape and size such as beefsteak tomato, slicing or globe tomato, plum tomato, oxheart
tomato, cherry tomato, pear tomato, campari tomato, grape tomato, bright yellow tomato shown in figure below.
Seed catalogues and specialists offer giants like Old Colossus Heirloom Tomatoes, Oxheart
carrots, Kelsae sweet giant onion and Carolina Cross watermelons.
Scattered throughout the book are profiles of those Craig considers to be the top ten tastiest--Brandywine, Cherokee Purple, Green Giant, Lillian's Yellow Heirloom, Lucky Cross, Mexican Midget, Nepal, Polish, Sun Gold, Yellow Oxheart
Next to the usual varieties like tomatoes, cucumbers, courgettes, lettuce and herbs, we also grow a large selection of unusual varieties such as lemon and melon cucumbers, heirloom tomatoes such as 'Costoluto', 'San Marzano', 'Oxheart
' and 'Black Krimm'.
is bigger and broader than Early Horn, with carrots up to 1 pound in weight.
Peanut Butter, we hardly knew ye.) Throughout the book, Krampner includes several odd peanut butter-related recipes (my favorite being peanut butter garlic bread, which is just what you think it is), which you can make at your own risk.
Amber Balakian's heirloom-tomato sauces from Reedley, California, come in transcendent flavors like Green Zebra, Yellow Roman, and Pink Oxheart
. "They taste like you've just squeezed a ripe tomato into your mouth." From $10 for 16 oz.; balakianfarms.com-MARGO TRUE, FOOD EDITOR
Sizes range from cherry, ovoid tomate bonbon and grape tomatoes sold on deliciously fragrant bits of vine, right up to huge oxheart
tomatoes that look as if they have segments (think citrus fruit).