Peeling tomatoes, how to

- tips and tricks

Bring, in a pan, water to a boil.

Cross the cap of the tomatoes slightly with a kitchen knife and dip them, depending on maturity, 10-30 seconden in the boiling water.

If the cross starts to curl they have been in the water long enough.

When peeling 1 tomato you can peel the skin off right away, with several tomatoes place in cold water to cool fast.

First published: April 12, 2003, Netherlands

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