From: Beverly Erlebacher [mailto:bae at cs.toronto.edu]
Sent: Montag, 19. August 2002 14:39
To: plantbio at hgmp.mrc.ac.uk
Subject: Re: tomatine and fried green tomatoes
In article <3D5F7E22.2F906370 at ifrance.com>,
Maison <state.express at ifrance.com> wrote:
>sorry, just new here ...
>do i understand that frying in general creates carcinogens ???
>sorry to be so abrupt, i'm not expert in this field :(
While any cooking that causes food to char produces carcinogens, most
North Americans have too much fat in their diets for good health.
>>don bright wrote:
>>> > Don't make fried green tomatoes a significant part of your diet. All that
>> > fried food isn't good for you!
>>>> that reminds me, which is more dangerous the carcinogens generated by
>> frying or the ones in the tomato?
>>>> > Btw, you can pickle green tomatoes by the same fermentation process as is
>> > used for real dill pickles. They're really good! ;-)
>>>> thanks for the info. unfortunately i dislike vinegar.