Okinawan Tomatoes: Jewels of Flavor

Okinawan Tomatoes: Jewels of Flavor

The farmer’s markets here in Okinawa are sparkling with vibrancy!

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Tomatoes; all shapes, colors, and sizes, are in season.

The flavors of these little gems are so complex….

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That you would be wise to eat them right out of the box.

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If you feel so inclined…

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To prepare these in any way at all, you need look no further…

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Than a light sesame oil, and some chives, or Chinese Scallions, such as these…

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For, when working with precious gems such as this; it is undoubtedly true….

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That less….

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Is more.

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Shannon Vavich is a baby-wearing, homeschooling, mama of seven who is also a chef and a freelance food writer. She follows her husband and his military career all over the world, and currently lives in Okinawa, Japan. She has a little dog named Paprika, and an Okinawan cat named Mochi. She wears red lipstick, likes nice shoes, and loves rocky road ice cream. She is currently writing a book on Okinawan and Japanese cuisine and cooking. More

 

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