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I just read in a magazine that you shouldnt keep fresh tomatoes in the fridge but it didnt give a reason. Does anyone know if this is true and why? cos I always keep mine in the fridge.



I get Piccolo cherry tomatoes each week and it says on the pack to keep them out of the fridge to retain flavour. they keep well. In winter I keep my veg outside by the backdoor anyway. I don't think the fridge environment is as good as 'natural' coolness anyway.

21 May, 2011


the flavours are better when slightly warm, cant beat the flavour when you eat them straight from the greenhouse :)
The fridge slows down the aging/ripening of the toms.

21 May, 2011


I remove salad veg from the fridge an hour before using. Tomatoes would go over very quickly in a warm kitchen. In the same way take your cheese for the cheese board out of the fridge well before you plan on eating - it will taste better!

21 May, 2011

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