GASTRONOMÍA de la A a la Z

Carlos Ruiz del Castillo Pérez de Arenaza

Tipo de tomates

There are a wide variety of types of tomatoes, each with unique characteristics in flavor, texture, shape and color. Some of the most common types of tomatoes include:

  1. Salad Tomato : These are the large round tomatoes that we usually find in stores, they are juicy and perfect for salads.
  2. Cherry tomatoes : They are small and round, with a sweet flavor and are usually used in salads, appetizers and decorative dishes.
  3. Pear tomato : They have an elongated and pointed shape, they are sweet and are frequently used in sauces and preserves.
  4. Beefsteak tomato : They are large and meaty, ideal for slicing and using in sandwiches, burgers or salads.
  5. Roma tomato : Also known as Italian tomatoes, they are elongated and have less water than other types, which makes them perfect for making sauces and preserves.
  6. Green Tomato : As their name indicates, they are tomatoes that have not fully ripened, are firmer and more acidic, and are used in dishes such as green sauces and pickles.
  7. Yellow Tomato : They have a golden yellow color and a milder, sweeter flavor than red tomatoes.

These are just a few examples, but there are a wide range of tomato varieties grown around the world, each with their own distinctive characteristics.

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