Tomato purée – Estratto di pomodoro

It is a tomato purèe to preserve. It is obtained exposing the tomato pulp to the sunlight for 1 or 2 days, on wooden boards, seasoned with salt. The sauce has to be stirred many times to make it dry faster, it has to be removed at sunset. When dried the preserve is worked with some oil and put in earthenware containers. The purèe must be dissolved in hot water before cooking.

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