Recipes — Bush Tomatoes

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Jammy Summer Tomato Tart

Jammy Summer Tomato Tart

This tart celebrates the tastes of summer, so choose the most beautiful ripe tomatoes you can find. Enjoy the rich jam-like texture and intense tomato flavour of this tart as a starter or as a light lunch, or take it along to your next picnic. If we have ground bush tomatoes at hand, we love to add these (dry and ground) to the filling for an extra flavour twist. This makes a large tart suitable for sharing. You can reduce the recipe to suit, or turn it in to individual small tartlets for finger food. 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus...

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Goat's Cheese, Outback Tomato and Green Olive Galette

Goat's Cheese, Outback Tomato and Green Olive Galette

Much of the success of a galette depends on the quality of the pastry base so use a good quality product.    Makes 1 x 20cm galette or about 8 finger food sized galettes   1 sheet butter puff pastry (such as Careme brand) at least 20cm square 1 jar Outback Spirit Outback Tomato Chutney 1/2 Teaspoon (2-3gm) Bush Tomatoes per small galettes or 1 tablespoon (15 gm)for a large galette (Bush Tomatoes are lovely with this, if you have them but this is entirely optional) 150g green olives, pitted 120 gm goat’s cheese 1 egg and ½ tablespoon milk...

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Bush Tomato and Olive Focaccia

Bush Tomato and Olive Focaccia

This is based on a great recipe of Claudia Roden’s that we've have made many,  many times. We've found that adding some bush tomato gives the foccacia  a sublime flavour and a wonderful aroma as it cooks.  Great for lunch simply accompanied by some excellent cheese and our Outback Spirit Tomato Chutney. Serves 8   50g dried yeast A generous 1½ cups (350ml) warm water Pinch sugar 1 kg plain flour 2/3  cup (150ml) olive or macadamia oil 2/3 cup (150ml) dry white wine 400g pitted black olives chopped very coarsely 2 tablespoon wild thyme or thyme 3 tablespoons bush...

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