Salsa di Pomodoro

Tomato Sauce

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Alastair Little's Italian Kitchen

Alastair Little's Italian Kitchen

By Alastair Little

Published 1996

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  • 1 kg of tinned tomato pieces in their liquid with salt, pepper and a little sugar
  • 4


There is no point in cooking a tomato sauce with fresh tomatoes in Britain. The fruit will simply never have enough flavour and the sauce will be acidic, thin and generally not sexy. Plum tomatoes are properly ripened in sun-drenched lands and then put in tins, use them. Having said that, the Italians have been using Britain and America as a dumping ground for very inferior brands of tinned tom