Monthly Archives: February 2017

Bitter as Wine

A fig can turn to wine all by itself.  When you split it you can tell if it’s fermented – the smell of liquor hits you before it runs down your arm.  I don’t find a fermented fig appetising and … Continue reading

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Figs and Figs and Figs

I have ten varieties of figs and I am eating the fruit from three of them at the moment.  The relentless heatwave (29ºC at night; high 30s in the day) has hastened the ripening so I am picking more fruit … Continue reading

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