Saturday, 1 March 2014

Announcing Event In my VEG BOX~TOMATOES

The tomato plant originated in South America and was domesticated by the Incas as early as 700 A.D. It is now the most commonly grown "vegetable". although most people call it a vegetable tomato is actually classified as a fruit. Tomatoes are a valuable source of food minerals and vitamins, particularly vitamins A and C. Research has shown that people who eat large amounts of tomatoes or tomato products may be at lower risk of some kinds of cancer.

There are many types of tomatoes such as cherry tomatoes, plum tomatoes, beef tomatoes and standard tomatoes. Tomatoes come in a range of colours from deep reds through orange to bright yellow with some rarer varieties being striped, green when ripe and very dark.

Tomatoes are very versatile, they can be eaten raw in salads, salsas, cold soups, chutneys and juices and also used in a variety of dishes of cooked dishes such as soups, curries, sauces and condiments.
The month of March (1st March -31st March 2014) In my VEG BOX we shall have Tomatoes. This event is all about cooking with tomatoes.

To Participate:

1. Prepare any vegetarian recipe using tomatoes  (eggs allowed) please link your dish using the linky below by entering your Dish Name and Post URL
2. Please link this event announcement with your entry, this is mandatory. Any entries without this link added to their post will be deleted.
3. Use of logo is not mandatory but it helps to spread the word if you can use it.
4. Multiple entries are allowed, archived are only allowed if reposted and updated with this event link.
5. Please make sure that you follow this blog via googleplus, google friend connect or face book so that you can get regular updates of future events in this series and also so that you can receive notification of the round up of the event.
6.In the event of problem using linky you can email me the entry at

Please use this format:
Your Name: Recipe
Name Recipe URL
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  1. I love tomatoes and this looks like an interesting challenge. I'll enrourage the chefs out there to participate.

  2. Sounds like fun - I have several Facebook friends who are "foodies" and I will post this to see if anyone wants to participate. Alana

  3. Hi Nayna, I can't wait for this winter to end so I can start gardening again. Love tomatoes. I just linked up my bruschetta recipe. Thanks.

  4. I can't wait to see the recipes, I will attempt one or two!

  5. I love tomatoes! Especially the smell of fresh garden grown tomatoes - so sweet and yummy! I could eat cherry tomatoes like sweets - I will try and join in the link up later!

  6. We are allergic to tomatoes in the raw form but a small amount of cooked is ok, some nice recipes appearing in the linky


  7. I love tomatoes, well cooking with them at least, I'm not a fan of them raw. My husband though can't get enough. Will be interested to see what recipes are linked up :)

  8. Ooh - I will bookmark this if I get around to a tomato based meal this month!

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