In years when there is a glut of tomatoes the price falls to a give-away level in the markets. It is then a good opportunity to bottle for later use a concentrated purée of tomatoes. The process is very simple.
Marmande tomatoes, named after the region around the town of Marmande in the Lot-et-Garonne are renowned for their ‘fleshy’ interior without a lot of water and seeds. When fully ripe they are deliciously sweet; this recipe accentuates this. Note that if you have several under