CRAB IS ONE OF MY FAVOURITE INGREDIENTS AND GOES PERFECTLY WITH SWEET SUMMER TOMATOES. THIS IS A CRACKING LITTLE STARTER OR LIGHT LUNCH DISH, WHICH YOU CAN MAKE AHEAD, GIVING YOU THE OPPORTUNITY TO RELAX AND SPEND TIME WITH YOUR GUESTS.
Cut the tomato vines to make bunches of 4 or 5 tomatoes. Bring a pan of salted water to the boil and have a bowl of iced water ready. Using a sharp knife, score a small cross on the bottom of each tomato. Blanch them on their vines for 30-45 seconds, then immediately immerse in the iced water.
Peel the skins back carefully towards the stem without tearing them