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A Friendly Breakfast

I eat little. There are seven billion people and we are on a small planet, so we must be careful to only use as much as we need and not more. Some 80% of the food I eat is homegrown … Continue reading

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Always Sweetness Inside

Tenderly the sweetness spilling out.

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Honeydew Melons

Contentedly meloning in the shade.

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Sweet Sad Taste of Autumn

Autumn wind, summer sun. The endless blue of summer has floated further south and the storks will soon follow. I will miss their still, graceful silhouettes, watching over the village from their chimney-top nests. I will miss heat-cracked earth under my bare feet, … Continue reading

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A Little Tomato

A precious gift from the garden – the very first cherry tomato of the season. With shades of orange, it looks like a tiny setting sun. It is firm and makes a lovely plomp sound as I crush it with my teeth. It … Continue reading

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Summer Dinners

Tomatoes, zucchini, string beans, peas from our garden in Istria. Quiet, happy dinners on the terrace. The sound of forks scraping the plates, glasses clink. Mediterranean-inspired fritters with tofu, zucchini, tomatoes and fresh herbs. A refreshing cucumber dip. Crickets chirp. A … Continue reading

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Freshness From the Garden

I have a toothy devil in my mouth sitting at the very back of the row and making sure I can never quite forget about him. But who cares about a naughty tooth, when there are blossoms and heavenly sweet strawberries … Continue reading

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