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Tinned tomatoes are simply a store cupboard hero. Not only are they incredibly versatile and the base to a host of recipes, but they also have a long shelf life allowing you to whip up something quick at any given time for the whole family.

A good quality tin of tomatoes can be a game changer when it comes to flavour and Tarantella has thepower to upgrade your meals.

The expert in organic tomato-based ingredients, they pride themselves in sourcing the very best quality organic tomatoes in the Salerno region of Italy.

Harvested when they are ripe and juicy, their intense and rich flavour complement a host of your favourite recipes, whether you’re looking for a shortcut or cooking from scratch.

Making the most of your tinned tomatoes is simple with Tarantella’s organic range, which includes chopped tomatoes, peeled plum tomatoes, tomato passata and double concentrated puree.

Aubergine Parmigiana – serves four.
3 aubergines
2 tsp salt
2 tbsp olive oil
400g mozzarella, torn into pieces
600g Tarantella Organic Passata
Salt and pepper, to season
Bunch of fresh basil
80g Parmesan, grated

Method:
1. Preheat the oven 180°C.
2. Cut the aubergines into 1.5cm thick slices, then sprinkle
liberally with salt, lay them on one plate and weigh them down with each other.
3. Leave the aubergines for 30 minutes, then rinse the salt off and dry the slices.
4. Heat the olive oil in a
non-stick frying pan and fry the aubergine in batches until golden. Drain on kitchen roll.
5. To assemble the Parmigiana, layer a slice of the aubergine, then mozzarella, salt & pepper, basil and Parmesan in an ovenproof dish. Continue layering until all the ingredients are used up.

Cover with foil and bake in the oven for one hour before serving.


Knock-Out Burgers

Like so many towns across South London, Herne Hill is pretty quiet at the moment with many restaurants and cafés closed in accordance with Government guidelines.
Unable to open to in-dining customers, Park’s Edge is supporting locals with a collection and delivery service.

Contactless collections are available or the restaurant can deliver directly to your home.

Pan-Fried Salmon with Proscuitto

The menu boasts an eclectic mix of small plates and main courses that are great for sharing and wiping away the self-isolation blues.

Spicy pineapple glazed squid, sweet corn fritters, truffle mac & cheese croquettes and knock-out burgers are just some of the dishes that await you.

Open Tuesday from noon until 3pm and 5pm until 9.30pm. Weekend timings differ a little – Saturday from noon until 4pm and 5pm until 9.30pm, and Sunday 1pm until 5pm.

Order at parksedgebarandkitchen.com


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