Franco’s Tomato Pasta

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Falling Cloudberries

By Tessa Kiros

Published 2004

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Here is another version of an uncooked tomato sauce, which you can try in summer when tomatoes are at their very best.


  • 1 kg (2 lb 4 oz) ripe tomatoes
  • 4


Peel the tomatoes and cut them lengthways into long thin slices. Put in a bowl with the olive oil, basil, lemon juice and garlic and season with salt and pepper. If the tomatoes are at all bitter you could sprinkle a teaspoon or so of sugar over them. Toss them around a bit, then cover and leave in the fridge for 3 or 4 hours.

Remove from the fridge to come back to room temperature and