Posts Tagged ‘mulberry’

Fresh Figs

 

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In warmer weather it is always great to eat outdoors whenever possible, and small shared plates of charcuterie, fresh vegetables, cheeses and olives are always a hit served with a baguette and butter, and accompanied with a variety of fruit; oranges and clementines are great, and sliced apples, red and green grapes, and one of our favourite fruits that make the spread elegant and delicious, fresh figs. Continue »



Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush

Messy mulberry trees grow all over our fair city, dropping their fruit all over the place and staining sidewalks, courtyards and innocent umbrellas. But the mulberry tree has a remarkable legacy that goes back thousands of years and has influenced trade and culture, legends and mythology from China, to Turkey, from the Roman Empire to an English Nursery Rhyme. Continue »