One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A miniature tomato with a strong flavour.
- ‘It tastes marvelously clean between forkfuls of spring greens in cherry tomato vinaigrette, which comes on the side.’
- ‘Well, Kevin's got something up his sleeve - and I think it's a cherry tomato.’
- ‘Unfortunately some of the more intriguing dishes were unavailable, as they did not have Japanese rice and, little did I know, summer is not cherry tomato season.’
- ‘At harvest time, they jostled over freshly picked sugar snap peas and cherry tomatoes.’
- ‘My terrine of goat's cheese, leek, spring onion and potato with cherry tomato salad was a delight: this simple starter bought a huge smile to my face.’
- ‘Make a slight twist and try roast cherry tomato and pesto risotto, a veritable sing-song of flavours.’
- ‘The best of these fruits, which range in size from the diameter of a pea to that of a cherry tomato, can compete with blooms for beauty.’
- ‘I began fidgeting almost immediately, growing as red as the cherry tomato on my plate.’
- ‘The bruschetta was pizza bread on which sat six grilled cherry tomato halves (I did not dare ask if this was an HQ-directed quantity) and a piece of cold, grey ham on top.’
- ‘Loaded with vitamin C, this sugary, grape-size version of the cherry tomato was first cultivated in China.’
- ‘You might want to try cultivating a cherry tomato vine indoors and then move it outside about mid-May or give your palate a further boost by growing fresh herbs.’
- ‘By now the risotto balls had heated up, little saffron-scented domes with a sharp-sweet cherry tomato at their core.’
- ‘Evelyn piped up, popping the last cherry tomato into her mouth.’
- ‘The guy was an ox, and his face was always as red as a cherry tomato.’
- ‘The cod was excellent, as was the superb oyster, and the explosion of sweet, bright flavour from the cherry tomatoes was sublime.’
- ‘My eyes widened in shock as the cherry tomato rolled onto the table.’
- ‘Put the cherry tomato halves, cut-side up, on a baking tray, brush with a little oil and sprinkle with salt.’
- ‘Spearing a cherry tomato with my fork, I said to the old man, ‘No.’’
- ‘I drank water and, later, grabbed three carrot sticks, a few pieces of celery, and a cherry tomato from the veggie stand.’
- ‘Whet your appetite with fresh red veggies like red bell pepper slices, cherry tomatoes or tomato slices sprinkled with fresh basil.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.