Trying Tomatillos

Tomatillos (Physalis philadelphica) are small, spherical, green or green-purple fruits. They are members of the Solanaceae or nightshade family, which also includes peppers, tomatoes, goji berries, eggplant, potatoes, tobacco, and petunias. Evidence of tomatillos has been dated as far back as ca. 800 B.C. and found in Tehuacán cave levels (south of the ciudad de Puebla) dating to A.D. 825-1225. The Aztec word tomatl means […]