With the help of Nicolas, we will prepare the traditional recipe for stuffed tomatoes, offering both cooked and raw versions. This dish serves 6 people. You can find all our recipes here. Ingredients: 12 large round tomatoes, fully ripe (but definitely not soft) Boiled tomatoes: 300 g country-style bread, slightly stale 3 large cloves of garlic 1 small red pepper 200 g feta cheese 1 small bunch of parsley 8 tablespoons olive oil 150 g pitted green olives 3 tablespoons fresh chilli rum Raw tomatoes: 300 g tofu purée with lovage1 sprig fresh lemon thyme150 g fresh tofu 30 g lovage leaves (or basil) 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons water Salt Preparation: To cook the tomatoes, prepare a fire by making a shallow pit in your garden. Scoop out the insides of 4 tomatoes using a small spoon, mash the scooped flesh, and set it aside. Hollow out the remaining tomatoes and retain the flesh for another purpose (like making a tomato sauce). In a deep dish, tear up the bread, sprinkle with 6 tablespoons of olive oil, add the chopped garlic, chopped parsley, rum with chili, diced pepper, chunks of feta cheese, pitted and crushed olives, and a level teaspoon of salt. Mix well and stuff the hollowed tomatoes with this mixture. Replace their tops, drizzle some more olive oil, and wrap each tomato in 3 or 4 layers of aluminum foil. Put your wrapped tomatoes ("papillotes") in the embers, and cover them with a few logs to mimic an oven environment. Cook for about 1 hour.In the meantime, prepare the raw tomatoes: to the remaining mixture, add tofu purée, chopped thyme, salt, and pepper. Mix thoroughly and stuff the next 6 tomatoes.Replace their tops and keep them aside, preferably in a cool place but not too cold to retain the flavors.If you're using an oven to cook, set it to 180°C using a static heat setting and bake for about 1 hour and 25 minutes, without using aluminum foil. If you haven't had time to infuse the chili in the rum, simply use plain rum and introduce a hint of fresh or dried chili. Watch our entire recipe for stuffed tomatoes on video directly on our streaming platform.