Welcome to Thursday. It’s partly cloudy.
Meet my five-star cast of tomatoes:
Tomato, Pomegranate, and Sumac Salad
adapted from Silvena Rowe’s Purple Citrus and Sweet Perfume
6-8 ripe plum tomatoes (the variety of tomato species was nice for variance in sweetness/acidity)
seeds from 1 pomegranate
scant 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
optional: 1 tbsp honey (Rowe’s recipe calls for pomegranate molasses, which would likely be heavenly, but honey worked nicely.)
1/2 tsp cumin
1 tsp sumac (I found mine at Whole Foods for $3. Sub in a squeeze of lemon juice if it’s not your thing)
1 tsp coarse sea salt
Slice and array tomato slices, sprinkle on pomegranate seeds. Whisk olive oil, honey, cumin, and salt to dress. Sprinkle sumac over the plate at the end.