SAVING TOMATO SEED AND DISCOVERING THE BURMESE SOUR TOMATO

Whilst filming in Myanmar developing a TV project about my work as a seed detective I found this very photogenic tomato in a market in Yangon. My Burmese cameraman Michael Zaw identified it as the Burmese Sour tomato.  Burt first, tips on saving tomato seed

 

 

The Burmese Sour is something of a delight. It is a local variety and forms part of traditional Burmese cuisine. The tomato is early, prolific and lovely simply sliced with olive oil and a pinch of salt. My beloved is making spicy tomato and chilli jam with them and lots of passata too.

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