The " golden apple" arrived in Spain with the return of the conquistadors in 1540.
In the beginning, it was used as an aphrodisiac for philtres and potions and as a balcony plant as it had small yellow-orange fruits which the Sun King liked very much.
Being an extraordinary novelty, in no time at all, the gardens of Versailles were completely carpeted with it.
Only later and much further south did it change its color to a beautiful bright red and became tomato puree , in Sicilian dialect "I buttigghi" of sauce: ideal for the preparation of a rich variety of first and second courses , superlative for to season one of the most famous and delicious foods in the world… pizza !
In addition to their genuineness and quality, our tomatoes literally captivate everyone's palates, even the most demanding ones, with their natural sweetness inherent in the products themselves, 100% natural and FREE OF PRESERVATIVES .
A selection of exclusively Sicilian tomatoes , ripened under the warm Mediterranean sun , carefully cultivated and selected by the hands of skilled farmers: this is how Bottega27 assures you of the excellence of truly extraordinary Sicilian tomatoes, which preserve intact the smells and flavors of our beloved land of Sicily , as if they had just been picked.