Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Blog Guelph: Fresh Fig

Fresh Fig, originally uploaded by CAFREL.

Francesca posts delicious food shots. When I saw this first fig shot, I thought of the lone fig I have on my tree out back. The squirrels have managed to tear the rest off, and take a few bites if any on some of the figs, and then leave it for me to see. I've heard the reason squirrels bite into fruit, like tomatoes is because they are thirsty. They don't like the taste of tomatoes but when desperate they'll chomp on them for moisture. So, I leave a bowl of water out all summer. There's never a stolen tomato.

The fig tree will just have to be netted for the next crop.

Here's another recipe I made yesterday. It's the second in a row from this blog, that I've tried. The sandwich she writes about just might be the third.

Reading the rhubarb post got me thinking of my own rhubarb story. My Nanny, is what we called my Gran, had a huge patch at the back of her house by the garage, and we would leave with a stalk after every summer visit. Sitting in the back seat of the car loving the sour taste, and savouring every bite, with my legs burning from the vinyl of the seats is the short part of my rhubarb story.

Have a great day everyone!

1 comment:

paula said...

DONNA! - I want both that syrup and that sandwich!

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