Hot weather, summertime, tomatoes, and panzanella is just a natural. It’s worth looking for heirloom tomatoes to make this salad. There are so many different flavors–it’s not just “tomato”.
This post from Savory Simple brings up an issue that we should all be aware of: we are moving toward homogeneous taste as we give up the heirloom varieties. Check out Save the Flavors and Seeds of Change.