A Full Larder

Pretty good at the moment, eh?  Vegetables and fruit as cheap as chips – cheaper actually. A carrier bag of this or that for a single € down at the market.

Even if you have a sneaking suspicion some sellers might scavenge from the greenhouse skips on the coast…no,no, put that thought right out of your head.Image

The garden is looking good, growing stuff in sunny Spain is so easy, and leaves you with a crop or twenty of HUGE vegetables  – of a size to inflict lilliputian hallucinations.

No Mad Hatters to spoil the crop, just the odd wild Boar armed with a bottle of salad cream, we’re lucky as our borrowed plot is protected by a deep barranco, so unless they also have carabiners we’re fairly safe.

I’m currently the proud possessor of 200+ cookbooks, mostly middle eastern and Spanish related, collected over the last 7+ years here. Also, spices to rival a street market in Delhi – which have outgrown their 6ft wooden rack, I need to think about re-homing them soon…

Newly discovered Kindle downloads mean a whole new world of recipes, but I have to admit they’ll never replace the much loved printed matter with their delicious and drool-able photographs.

So, pondering web pages and flicking through the books, our imaginations fired and tastebuds tantalized….what did we whip up for the weekend?

Fish finger sandwiches.


Photo By Rotget (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Sue Sharpe (@suesharpe1)
    Aug 18, 2013 @ 19:21:19

    Mmmm fish finger sarnies – you lucky beggar!


  2. robingraham
    Aug 21, 2013 @ 11:48:57

    I love middle eastern food too! I think it’s neglected by most people but it’s just as much a part of the Mediterranean heritage.


    • Carol
      Aug 21, 2013 @ 15:09:15

      Must be the Irish in us Robin! Seriously,all the traditional Postres and recipes here with cinnamon etc, all owe their beginnings to the East. Yup, love it.


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