Although it was September and the tomatoes were as sugary as candy and nestled in caramel, the tarts were tangy and meaty. The secret, Ms. Fleming told me, was a splash of vinegar and a sprinkling of briny olives.
nestleverb [I or T; + adverb or preposition]
1 to rest yourself or part of your body in a warm, comfortable and protected position:
She nestled (her head) against his shoulder.
2 to be in, or put something in, a protected or sheltered position, with bigger things around it:
Bregenz is a pretty Austrian town that nestles between the Alps and Lake Constance.
a strong sharp taste or smell:
the tang of the sea air
A tangy flavour is pleasantly strong and sharp:
a deliciously tangy lemon tart
━━ n., vt. 塩水（に漬ける）; （the ～） 海（水）.
brin・y ━━ a., n. 塩水の; 海（水）の; 海.