Heirloom tomatoes are not necessarily the plump, round, red tomatoes you are accustomed to. Heirlooms come in an array of vibrant, glorious colors, exhibiting uniquely delicious differences in size, shape, flavor and texture.
Generally, these tomatoes have a full-bodied flavor, and a well-balanced taste. Some are sweet, with a slightly tart undertone.
Typically high in natural sugars and low in acidity, these tomatoes have someof the most delicious flavors you'll ever experience. With thin skin, a creamy texture, and a wonderfully sweet flavor, they are great for salsa or sauces.
Yellow & Orange Varieties
Varying from tangy, to sweet and juicy, these bright tomatoes are low in sodium, and have a light citrus flavor. Their glowing, vibrant colors make them an impressive and attractive addition to any plate.
Delicious and very healthy, as they are noted for their high lycopene content, red heirlooms come in an array of flavors that are sure to please every palate.
These classic tomatoes tend to be low in
calories and sweet, with a thick, juicy pulp.
Brown, Purple & Black Varieties
The colorful skins of darker heirloom tomatoes extend into the fruit, making them very impressive in any dish. Heirloom tomatoes that are deep in color are prized for their distinctive, complex flavors, which can range from slightly salty and smoky to sweet and smooth.