Fresh Features

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At Tomatina, we always want to keep things fresh. And, we want to give you an insiders look through our kitchen with our new Fresh Features Blog. Meet our team, make your favorites at home, and find out about the latest news and events at Tomatina.


Pumpkin Season is Here


Oct 01, 2017

’Tis the season for pumpkin everything. There’s no shame in our pumpkin game and we’re excited to serve up our legendary pumpkin cheesecake once again. Enjoy a slice at the restaurant topped with cranberry sauce, whipped cream and fresh mint or order a whole housemade pumpkin cheesecake with caramel ...

The Perfect Side


Sep 01, 2017
By: Tomatina Topic: Recipes | Menu

No need to sneak your greens– you’ll be craving our savory roasted broccoli and cauliflower the moment you try it! This classic side is the perfect pairing to any meal, and a great way to actually enjoy your veggies. Ingredients Serves 6-8 Spicy Feta 4 ounces olive oil ½ teaspoon chopped garlic ¼ ...

Strawberries Through Summer And Fall


Aug 01, 2017

There’s something incredibly satisfying about biting into a fresh strawberry, especially when you’re cooking with them. Summer’s favorite fruit also transitions well into fall, staying in season through November. It’s in our July and August seasonal dessert, so clearly we’re inspired by it. We’ve co ...

Summer Heirloom Tomato Passata


May 01, 2017
By: Tomatina Topic: Recipes

Heirloom tomato season is in full swing and we love it. One of our favorite recipes is the Heirloom Tomato Passata.  Use the passata in any recipe that calls for tomatoes, like on a pasta or as a dipping sauce.  INGREDIENTS 2 lbs Heirloom tomatoes ½ cup Olive oil 1.25 tsp Dried oregano ¼ cup Fresh ...

Warm Up With Minestrone


Apr 05, 2017
By: Tomatina Topic: Recipes

Beat the rainy day blues and make Tomatina’s signature minestrone in the comfort of your own home! INGREDIENTS 1.5 cups Diced yellow onion  ½ cup Diced celery  ½ cup Peeled and diced carrots  2 ounces Extra Virgen olive oil  1.5 tbs Chopped fresh garlic 1 tbs Chopped Fresh Thyme  2 ea Bay leave ...

The Special Thing About Our March Special


Mar 08, 2017

This month's featured dish was created by Chef Humberto Agustin from our Walnut Creek restaurant! Chef Agustin has been a member of the Tomatina team for 17 years and was the winner of the 2017 Tomatina Cooking Challenge for his Linguine Pesto. His dish features fennel sausage, asparagus, medley ch ...

Another Legendary Free Pizza Day!


Feb 27, 2017
By: Tomatina Topic: Events

On Saturday, February 25, the Tomatina team in Santa Rosa hosted another legendary Free Pizza Day at our newest restaurant at Montgomery Village in celebration of our first year there. Hundreds of Tomatina fans lined up for the chance to get a classic Tomatina cheese or pepperoni pizza along with co ...

At-Home Pizza Dough


Jan 11, 2017
By: Tomatina Topic: Recipes

2017 has officially begun! Save yourself some time during the week and pre-make pizza dough for quick and easy lunches or dinners that don’t come from a box, but are just as easy to take with you or pack in a school lunch. Makes 4 pizzas/10 ounce each Helpful hint: The dough works best if it’s prepa ...