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Offline tonymark

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Bionaturae Strained tomato (passata) review
« on: February 12, 2006, 08:31:38 PM »
After trying several brands of canned tomatoes I have settle on the prime ingredient in my pizza sauce.  I make mostly New York Style.  I have broken what seems a cardinal rule of sauce.  I am not using Whole tomatoes.  Instead I used Passata (or strained tomatoes).

The product I have settled on is: 

Bionature Organic Stained Tomatoes  (subtitled: Rediscover the Precious Tuscan Tomato).

The listed ingredients:  Organic Strained Tomatoes, Sea Salt.

This product is packaged in a GLASS jar which greatly improves the flavor.  This product offers convenience with a fantastic taste.  I like to restrain though a very fine mesh sieve, which removes about a 3rd of the liquid.  The "juice" is sooooo good, I just drink it.  (with canned tomatoes I just toss the juice or put it in soup.)   Also, this product contains NO citric acid, which I think creates a kind of "off flavor".

To finish the sauce I grind some dried oregano in a coffee/spice mill and add to restrained passata.  That is it, I add no salt or any other ingredient, and it is by far my best sauce.

The package I buy comes in a tall slender jar Net Wt. 24 oz (680g).  This is enough for 2-3 14" pizzas.

Where to purchase (Atlanta):
Whole Foods ($2.89)
Return to Eden ($2.19) -  Family owned natural food store.

Web: 
http://www.tropicaltraditions.com/organic_tomato.htm
http://www.shopnatural.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=18994&qts=froogle&qtk=18994
« Last Edit: February 12, 2006, 08:33:40 PM by tonymark »
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Re: Bionaturae Strained tomato (passata) review
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2012, 08:37:27 AM »
how much sodium in these? I'm searching for some good tomatoes in glass jars, but so far the glass jarred tomatoes are all loaded with too much sodium.

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Re: Bionaturae Strained tomato (passata) review
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2012, 11:20:33 AM »
how much sodium in these? I'm searching for some good tomatoes in glass jars, but so far the glass jarred tomatoes are all loaded with too much sodium.

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Re: Bionaturae Strained tomato (passata) review
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2012, 11:50:39 AM »
Google is your friend...

Smartass! (Did I say that?) ;)

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Re: Bionaturae Strained tomato (passata) review
« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2012, 12:13:00 PM »
Thank you both :-D. I just edited Reply 1 at http://www.pizzamaking.com/forum/index.php/topic,13789.msg194999.html#msg194999 to ask new members to use the various search functions on the forum, as well as search engines like Google's, before posting questions to the membership.

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