Saturday, April 18, 2009

ABUNDANCE

A friend brought me these cute, dinky grapefruit from her garden today



and lots of other citrus fruit besides!



A lot of people won't eat grapefruit here so often they just go to waste. And I know I keep saying it but there is nothing , absolutely nothing, like the scent and taste of a freshly-picked, Sicilian lemon.

6 comments:

Betty (picture circa 1954) said...

When we moved on the Naval base we had two lemon trees in our front yard! I miss them still.

Saretta said...

Mmmm, I love grapefruit!

CherryPie said...

I love citrus fruits.

Devonshire Dumpling said...

Oooh fresh warm sweet smelling lemons! Take lemons sliced and golden syrup and suet and chuck them in a greased bowl in a bain marie and end up with a bloody lovely pudding....oh I salviate myself.

Ok, my bags are packed and I'll see you in 13 hours. I'll be arriving hungry and malnourished.

jmb said...

I like grapefruit now but used to find them very sour. Maybe the Sicilians find them so.

Welshcakes Limoncello said...

Hi, Betty. That must have been lovely. Me too, Saretta and Cherie. Hi, DD. Can't get golden syrup here! See you soon! Hi, jmb. Maybe they do, only they are quite sweet if you eat them straight from the tree.

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