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Looking for a festive fun activity that the whole family can enjoy this December? Well, why not spend some quality family time creating ‘Tomato Santa hats’. 

These Santa hats are super easy to make, check out the recipe below:

Ingredients (12 Santa hats)

  • 12 Baby plum tomatoes
  • 12 Mini cheese pearls
  • 4 Mozzarella cheese slices

Step 1- Using the mozzarella cheese slices, cut out 12 mini hat bases using a mini circle cutter. 

Step 2- Cut off one end of each of the baby plum tomatoes.

Step 3- Place the cut edge onto the cheese slices.

Step 4- To create the pom pom, add the cheese pearl on top of the baby plum tomato. 


To read more information about our tomato varieties including baby plum tomatoes, click here.

Quick and easy weekday pasta? Yes please! Try out this 15minuet tasty tomato based recipe, perfect for a nutritious family supper. 


700ml tomato passata, 2 tbs confit garlic oil , 2 garlic cloves, 1/3 cup black olives, 2 tbs nasturtium capers (substitute capers), 500g dried penne, Finely grated ricotta salata, Basil leaves


  1. Add garlic oil to saucepan and heat. Add garlic, stir for 2minuets until cooked. 
  2.  Add and simmer the passata, stirring occasionally. Once thick, stir in the olives and capers.
  3. Cook the penne pasta separately. 
  4. Once cooked add the pasta to the mixture and stir for 1 minuet on a high heat. When combined add the basil and ricotta. Enjoy!

Total time: 90 to 120 minutes

A delicious Italian style tomato sauce, inspired by my late Nonna (Italian Grandmother), is very easy to prepare and is guaranteed to leave your family and guests satisfied and craving more.

You will need the following ingredients to serve four people:

800g Plum Tomatoes
Tomato purée
3 Cloves of Garlic
1 Medium Sized Onion
Fresh Basil
Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Cold pressed is better)
A handful of Black Olives (Stones removed)
3 Capers (in salt, not vinegar)
Salt or a Knorr Stock Cube or choice (Optional)


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