Tag: fruit

Garden of earthly delight

Garden of earthly delight

We are very happy with our lemon tree – perhaps more accurately, we are very happy with the lemons on our lemon tree. We’ve been …

 

Food

Food

It’s probably because I’m finally paying attention, or, maybe merely noticed, but it seems to me that food has become a lot more politicised recently. …

 

Keeping up

Keeping up

I’m walking down the street early this afternoon. I’ve just had a successful meeting. Things are going well. Suddenly, there’s a lemon tree, complete with lemons, …

 

Pizza time

Pizza time

End of the day, end of the week, it’s pizza time. We come home from work, and in our kitchen laboratory we create food together. …

 

346 – Dessert Island

346 – Dessert Island

I prefer to regard a dessert as I would imagine the perfect woman: subtle, a little bittersweet, not blowsy and extrovert. Delicately made …

 

339 – Micro jewels

339 – Micro jewels

All art is autobiographical; the pearl is the oyster’s autobiography. — Federico Fellini I find the micro jewels exposed when I cut open fruit and vegetables …

 

334 – Exotic fruit

334 – Exotic fruit

Mmmm-mmm — Chilean guavas. I love fruit, and I’ve always had a particular attraction exotic fruit. As kids Mum would never buy us fireworks for …

 

320 – Crab apple jelly

320 – Crab apple jelly

Saturday. I think about sleeping in, but instead I get up and make a start on converting a stash of crab apples into jelly. Crab …

 

307 – Pure gold

307 – Pure gold

How completely beautiful. This afternoon I took the pear and quince juice my sister Gillian brought us and made jelly. Jam is good, but jelly …

 

285 – The money tree

285 – The money tree

O, money tree, you who live by our front door, in the company of Ozi our elephant, now is the time. Our car needs a …