2. Tear toast into about 4 pieces per slice; add to tomatoes.
3. Add butter and sugar.
4. Simmer, uncovered, 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve warm.
Adapted from Real American Food by Jane and Michael Stern (Alfred Knopf, 1986). Copyright 1986 by Jane and Michael Stern
Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi, authors of Ottolenghi: The Cookbook, grew up in Jerusalem just miles apart, but politically worlds away.