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Iowa Ingredient

Tomatoes (#306)

It’s hard to beat the taste of a freshly-picked, vine-ripe tomato in the middle of summer. Tomatoes come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and colors, and the flavors can be just as varied and complex. On this episode of Iowa Ingredient, join host Charity Nebbe as she learns more about the differences in tomatoes. We’ll visit farm outside of Grinnell to learn about heirloom varieties of tomatoes. Then Chef David Baruthio of Baru 66 in Windsor Heights brings an explosion of creativity in with some mouthwatering recipes. [28 minutes] TV-G Closed Captioning

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Series Description: Explore the farms, restaurants, and ingredients that make Iowa food uniquely Iowan. Host Charity Nebbe takes viewers on a journey to discover flavorful Iowa ingredients. From apples to spinach to rhubarb and herbs, each episode features a single Iowa ingredient and treats viewers to a spectacular trip from the farm to the table. Explore where these delectable ingredients are grown in Iowa, learn more about some talented chefs who use local ingredients, and join Charity in the kitchen to savor some delicious recipes.

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