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pachino

tasty tomatoes

Winners of numerous taste tests, there are four varieties of bright coloured tomatoes that come from Pachino, on the sunny southeasternmost point of Sicily. Four kinds have IGP status: however, when you see 'pachino' on a menu, they are usually the cherry or greenish costoluto 'ribbed' variety.

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Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Images by: Gaspar Torriero