Taking it easy

I have tried my best to stay away from the computer these past days. I think I have done pretty well, but just to keep the momentum going here I am again. Easter came and went, mainly at home. We saw our sons and grandkids. I tried couple new recipes. I am getting rather good…

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Lemon Slice #3

I promise this is my last post on lemons for now, other fruits need to be noticed too for they bright and uplifting colors. As you can see I can go slightly overboard when I try to capture just the right shot. Serious business these challenges 😀 LOL ( not! ) Lemon, yellow…I bought lemon,…

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Lemon Slice

If nothing else these are a splash of spring, summer in these photos; Nothing says ‘sunshine’ in the kitchen or on a menu like lemon. One of the quotes i saw about lemon was this, I did not aim for that: One of the negative side, some artists use the image of a cut lemon…

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One of those days

yep, it’s one of those days when you just want to do nothing, nothing interests you, you, life everything is boring. I am contemplating what to do for lunch, nothing grabs me. Yesterday was the same , so we ordered pizza. Today I have to fix something…oh, no! I don’t want to. I assume we…

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Countdown to 2021-23

Tomorrow is Christmas eve. Yesterday we baked s Scandinavian ginger nuts, piparkakut in Finnish, they are tasty as they are but, apparently go very well with cheeses that we have for Christmas. We also wrapped some gifts  with Christmas songs playing in the background. I will be posting new and old photos somehow related to…

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Countdown to 2021-22

Two days until Christmas eve. Yesterday we decorated the tree. Traditionally using the same decorations we have had for years, some that I have inherited from my childhood home. The lunch was delicious. Always a pleasure to have food prepared by someone else. Fried salmon andhorseradish yogurt sauce Mudcake with granberries and icecream Cappuccino I…

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Countdown to 2021-17

Today: Sunrise at 9:23- Sunset 15:14- Length of day 5:51 hours – time of dusk 0:58 minutes . A minute less of daylight than yesterday. Only 5 more days until winter solstice. Old Friends they shine like diamondsOld Friends you can always callOld Friends Lord you can’t buy ’emYou know it’s Old Friends after all…

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Countdown to 2021-15

Today: Sunrise at 9:21- Sunset 15:14- Length of day 5:53 hours – time of dusk 0:58 minutes . A minute less of daylight than yesterday. Only 6 more days until winter solstice. Times are odd, I’ve started to read and even execute recipes I find. Most of the time I read them and slightly change…

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How to survive November 2020-24

Time goes by so fast even if there is nothing happening, one week left of November. It has been so much better weather wise than I thought. So only 28 days until we are back to gaining light again. Something to look forward to. I will try to continue my experiments in cooking, I have…

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tomato is a fruit

   Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.    Miles Kington The difference between a bland tomato and great one is immense, much like the difference between a standard, sliced white bread and a crusty, aromatic sourdough.     

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I think they named …

The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution. Paul Cezanne I think they named the orange before the carrot – Demetri Martin

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Garlic is divine

“Too lazy to peel fresh? You don’t deserve to eat garlic.” “Garlic is divine. Few food items can taste so many distinct ways, handled correctly. Misuse of garlic is a crime. Old garlic, burnt garlic, garlic cut too long ago, garlic that has been tragically smashed through one of those abominations, the garlic press, are…

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Kollaasi 217 (5/2020)

 At this week shades of colours are found from sardonyx. Those who know me know that I certainly have hard choice of choosing. So, once again I made two collages, same pics, but different layout and could not choose which one to post. What can you do, you can either like them or not 🙂 that…

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Carmel by Sea

I truly enjoyed this town, I could have stayed there longer. Nice shops, art galleries, restaurants. Nice, clean town for tourists and locals to enjoy. We had breakfast at a place a local recommended, I have to say it was a good recommendation.

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Weekly Word Challenge: Food – Breakfast

Weekly Word Challenge: Food

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Steamed clams

I usually do not take photos of food – few times I’ve tried – here is one of my attempts to do so. What do you think?

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