Wednesday, June 18, 2014


I'm always cheered by the arrival of these mini-pears and I'm rather sentimentally attached to them because they were the main Sicilian fruit in season when I first came to live here, just over nine years ago:

As some of you may remember, the tabacchiere peaches [named for their snuffbox-like shape] are my favourite summer fruit of all:

When the angurie [watermelons] start falling off the fruit vans, we'll know that summer is in full swing!


Whispering Walls said...

Have you made any chutney with those pears?

Anne in Oxfordshire said...

How very interesting , the little mini Pears, love Watermelon and those little Peaches, we have them here too , Flat peaches. :-) xx

Lee said...

Fruit...probably my favourite food of all. Daily, I eat a lot of fresh fruit. I keep the local greengrocers in business! ;)

Welshcakes Limoncello said...

No, they're too small to peel, WW. They are lovely, Anne. Me too, Lee.

Trubes said...

They look interesting, can they be cooked, I wonder ?


Welshcakes Limoncello said...

Hi,k Trubes. They are so small I think they would collapse if cooked and there'd be no way of getting the pips out first.


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