Padron Peppers – some hot, some not

Padrón peppers (Spanish: pimientos de Padrón) are a variety of peppers (Capsicum annuum) from the municipality of Padrón in the province of La Coruña, northwestern Spain.[1] These are small peppers (about 5 cm long), with a color ranging from bright green to yellowish green. Their peculiarity lies on the fact that, while their taste is usually mild,…

Tomato Tart Fanciness

Only a few of you know this, but I’m not a huge fan of tomatoes.  I’ve kept it a secret because I’m a grower and seller of a many varieties of tomatoes.  Over the years I have acquiesced to eating cooked tomatoes, but I’m still developing a taste for the raw ones.  This summer I…