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Cherry tomatoes


La Légumière, the specialist in Breton and seasonal vegetables!

Shape and external appearance


Small, round and slightly flattened, the cherry tomato can be found in bulk or in clusters.

Properties


The tomato is a dietary food, very rich in water (93 to 95%) and very low in calories (17 kcal per 100 grams), rich in minerals and vitamins (A, C and E).

Caliber


15 to 20 mm.

Scientific and botanical name


Ycopersicon esculentum cerasiforme. The wild tomato, the shape and size of a cherry, was named “lycopersicum esculentum” by botanists, “lycopersicum” meaning “wolf peach”. This worrying name refers to the toxicity of which it was suspected for a long time, because it belongs to the belladonna family.

Coloring


Red/orange or red, we can also find yellow, green, orange…

Origin & Culture


The tomato is native to Mexico and Central America. It is thus the pre-Columbian civilizations which domesticated it. It entered Europe through Italy in the 16th century, first as a coulis. It arrived in force in Paris at the time of the French Revolution

Smell


No special smell.

Preparation advice


The cherry tomato is perfect in a salad or as an appetizer with salt and pepper…

Texture


No special smell.

Home preservation


At room temperature. The cherry tomato cluster keeps better than the bulk.

Flavor


Sweet and quite pronounced taste.

The seasonality of the product


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Avril (4)

Mai (5)

Juin (6)

Juillet (7)

Août (8)

Septembre (9)

Octobre (10)

Our recipes based on this product


Nous n'avons pas encore de recettes pour ce produit.

Packaging available for this product


Colis carton, Colis bois

The seasonality of the product


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F

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Avril (4)

Mai (5)

Juin (6)

Juillet (7)

Août (8)

Septembre (9)

Octobre (10)

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Laurent, Ronan and Frédéric Méar

Producers for La Légumière


Laurent, Ronan and Frédéric Méar have been producing vegetables for La Légumière for many years. The cultivation of Breton vegetables no longer holds any secrets for these three brothers.