Tag: fruit

Fusion culture

Fusion culture

We caught up with friends this afternoon. Of course, afternoon tea. That most post-victorian activity on the planet. Afternoon tea. If you know us at all you know we’re all about afternoon tea. But there’s more going on here than meets the eye.

 

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 …