Here is a an excerpt from Wikipedia: Tomato purée is never referred to by its Italian name, passata di pomodoro, when it has been "passed" through a sieve to remove seeds and lumps. Tomato puree. Confit. Passata. Canned tomatoes are whole or diced tomatoes canned in their juice. the recipes says 2 pints of water so think i will try 1 pint water, 1 pint passata. Most people can’t tell the difference between a random tomato sauce and passata. Canned tomatoes are used for texture while puree and … In the US, this is called tomato paste. Share with Tangle Teezer - £100 voucher to be won, Talk widget showing discussions of the day & trending threads, Subscribe to Mumsnet emails direct to your inbox. On top of that, you don't have to worry about whether you can find good fresh tomatoes, e.g. Tomato passata and tomato puree are made differently in many parts of the world. Tomato paste is cooked down tomato puree, so it has a more intense flavor (less water) and is very thick. Passata - Recipe ingredient. Puree and tomato paste to me mean the same thing because I watch a lot of chefs on YouTube who use one or the other depending on various things so yes I do mean tomato concentrate aka tomato paste or puree. This is page 1 of 1 (This thread has 17 messages.). Some people cook pureed tomatoes and can it, some others season them. what I mean is I'd add more passata and then cook it for longer to reduce it down, but I never worry about following recipes exactly. Tomato purée is concentrated cooked tomatoes that have been blended (puréed). Passata is not the same as sauce or puree, and is an additional item to SAJ14SAJ's list. Tomato puree is tomatoes that have been blended up, usually without skins and seeds. use tom ketchup the same amount that is what i do when dp and dd have used all the puree making pitta bread pizzas and not bothered telling me that we need more. In the US, passata and puree are the same, one just sounds fancier. If it’s not thick enough, you can put it on a tray and let it dry for a few hours. If a recipe required 1 tablespoon of tom puree would you use the same amount of passata or more? Tomato puree is tomatoes that have been blended up, usually without skins and seeds. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. You might need to adjust the liquids elsewhere. No – passata and tomato puree are different. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. /r/AskCulinary provides expert guidance for your specific cooking problems to help people of all skill levels become better cooks, to increase understanding of cooking, and to share valuable culinary knowledge. Puree will just give a more concentrated tomato flavour, so add as much passata as you want and cook it down to reduce the liquid, use passata instead of the other liquid (stock? Passata is uncooked tomato puree. You would only need to use 1 or 2 tablespoons of purée in a recipe vs 400ml/400g of tomato passata. Puree will just give a more concentrated tomato flavour, so add as much passata as you want and cook it down to reduce the liquid Passata is uncooked tomato puree. )or get some tomato puree - it costs about 30p and handy to have in the fridge. I realise now that I should have been more clear. i don't like the taste of tom puree that's why i want to use passata instead. more - tom puree is concentrated. More posts from the AskCulinary community. the recipes says 2 pints of water so think i will try 1 pint water, 1 pint passata. However, this recipe is about keeping it simple and storing the pureé as it is.