Wednesday, October 03, 2012
The first part of Globavores, our 8-week series about the Columbian Exchange, kicks off today with a look at the tomato and its 500- year journey from mesoamerica across the globe. We'll speak with Andrew Smith, culinary historian and author of The Tomato in America and with chef Lidia Bastianich, whose latest cookbook is Lidia's Favorite Recipes.
Share your favorite tomato recipe below!
Find out where all the tomatoes shipped into the Hunts Point market in New York City come from this time of year (courtesy of The New York World).