Tag Archive for Tomato

2018/08/26 Vegetables from garden

Of course vegetables grow different every year due to weather & other factors.

This year, vegetables grow so well especially tomatoes & Japanese pumpkins.

Besides these vegetables below,

Vegetables

I harvested many Chayote & Japanese pumpkins today.

JP Pumpkin & Chayote

Busy cooking & eating garden vegetables every day now.

 

 

2018/08/18 The Art of Sushi Class

I taught The Art of Sushi class to who love real food from scratch. Fortunately I harvested all vegetables from garden this morning such as shiso, Japanese cucumber, turnips, fudansou, green onion, they are super fresh.

vegetables from garden

They are young couple and husband grew up home made healthy foods, so he knows real foods taste.

Hand wrap sushi

Especially they enjoyed fresh sashimi & Japanese cucumber which is crunchy & tasty.

He asked me “what you are eating everyday?”, then I think about what I am eating and answered “Most likely I am eating vegetables from my garden everyday, because I grew so many vegetables in my garden.”

This is summer garden

summer garden

I grow variety of tomatoes, shiso leaf/green & red, chayote, Japanese pumpkin, rhubarb, turnip, mizuna, okura, banana pepper, green pepper, trefoil, green onion, eggplant Gretel, Japanese eggplant, fudansou, black soy bean, stalk broccoli, Japanese bell pepper. Harvested last weekends.

harvest

 

 

 

2016/08/27 Vegetables from garden

I harvested tomatoes, Japanese cucumbers, Japanese bell pepper, Cabbage from garden.

I seeded about 10 different kind of tomatoes this year. All grew so well and overflowing now.

Vegetables

I like Wild Bore tomato flavor, so I seeded them a lot. We visited The Wild Bore Firm and tasted tomatoes and purchased which we like, kept seed and grew them every year.

Wild Bore Tomato

I made tomato soup with only tomato & salt koji. Very simple but so tasty!

Tomato soup

I harvested rhubarb from balcony & purchased some from store, cooked with sugar to paste.

Rhubarb

I made Rhubarb paste and dehydrated to jello sheet.

Rhubarb Jello Sheet

Picked some figs from garden and dehydrated to dried figs.

Dried fig

 

 

2016/06/11 Vegetable Garden

Finally vegetables growing so fast and can not catch up to cook all of them. Some of them start flowering….

These are growing now.

Trefoil

Fudansou/Japanese green leafy vegetable

FudansouBasil

Turnip

Bok choy

Cabbage

Japanese Cucumber

Japanese PumpkinCIMG0011

Chayote SquashCIMG0013

Peas

Runner Beans

Spaghetti Squash

Red Shiso

Eggplant

Black Soy Bean

Tomatoes

2015/08/01 More Tomatoes!

I am working full time now, so I can only visit my vegetable garden weekends.

I harvested more tomatoes, Japanese pumpkins today.

Tomatoes, Japanese pumpkin

I made Bosnian tomato soup again.

Bosnian tomato soup

 

2015/07/25 Tomato is in season!

Finally tomato is in season now in my garden.

Today’s harvest

Tomato

Tomato

I made tomato soup with huge Bosnian tomatoes.

They are very juicy and tender.

2015/07/19 Tomato & Red Shiso Leaf

Finally I harvested many tomatoes, red Shiso leaves and JP Pumpkin this summer. I do not have time to go to garden these days, I worked on garden this morning and pulled out lots of weeds today:)

Tomato & Red shiso leaf

I made Shiso juice, this is good for pollen allergy.

Red Shiso Juice

2015/07/05 Vegetable in the Balcony

Some vegetables are growing in the Balcony.

Tomatoes

TomatoSansho tree

Sansho treeCucumber??? Grew from worm compost….

CIMG0015Gynura bicolor/Kinjisou

KinjisouOkawakame or Akazakazura

CIMG0016

2015/06/20 Summer Vegetable Garden

This is Summer vegetable garden.

Especially Japanese pumpkins are growing so well.

Summer Vegetable Garden

Summer Vegetable Garden

Japanese pumpkins

Japanese pumpkin

Japanese pumpkin

Tomato & Komatsuna

Tomato & Komatsuna

Tomato & Komatsuna

Red Shiso Leaf

Red Shiso Leaf

Red Shiso Leaf

Japanese Pumpkin

Japanese Pumpkin

Japanese Pumpkin

Japanese Pumpkin is growing

Japanese Pumpkin

Japanese Pumpkin

Runner Bean

Runner Bean

Runner Bean

 

2014/10/30 Fall Vegetable Garden

Runner bean grew very tall and heavy.

Runner Bean

Runner Bean

 

There was a storm few days ago, and Runner bean shelf was blow down with strong wind. I need to pull out Runner bean.

Fall vegetable garden

Fall vegetable garden

Also I pulled out tomatoes except few.

Rhubarb grew big now.

Rhubarb

Rhubarb

Chinese Cabbage got Bagrada bug, I need to pull out some Chinese Cabbage, Turnip, Komatsuna. I only could pinch them….

Chinese Cabbage

Chinese Cabbage

I re-seeded Komatsuna.

Komatsuna

Komatsuna

Kale are voluntarily growing, I make Kale green juice for lunch.

Kale

Kale

Trefoil is voluntarily growing too.

Trefoil

Trefoil

Arugula

Arugula

Arugula

Genovese Basil

Genovese Basil

Genovese Basil

Tomato has still some fruits.

Tomato

Tomato

Fig has some fruits too.

Fig

Fig

Norabo leaf

Norabo leaf

Norabo leaf

Sweet 100 cherry tomato, which is late fall harvest tomato. Very sweet.

Sweet 100 cherry tomato

Sweet 100 cherry tomato

Mix Basil

Mix Basil

Mix Basil

Daikon

Daikon

Daikon

Japanese Eggplant

Japanese Eggplant

Japanese Eggplant