Category Archives: Fruit

A recent meal at Spago in Beverly Hills – truly sublime!

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Here is a starter dish at Spago’s restaurant in Beverly Hills – cuisine at its best!

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A recent board retreat at our Little Farm – of course all board members left with goody bags!

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Recently we held a board retreat at our Little Farm for a board on which I serve. It was productive and fun too! I made sure that all board members left with goody bags filled with cheese, jams, papaya and … Continue reading

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Papaya from The Little Farm – as delicious as it looks!

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Papaya grows like crazy at our Little Farm -and it tastes wonderful with warm salted ricotta as well as blended into a drink or accompanying curried chicken salad – truly versatile and wonderful. Papaya Drink: Blend a peeled and seeded … Continue reading

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Nectarines and Peaches from the Little Farm – the taste cannot be compared to those from the market

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If you have ever tasted fruit from the tree – you know the difference in taste from the pasty, cardboard, hard and tasteless fruit that is offered to us for purchase in supermarkets. Even organically grown fruit is put into … Continue reading

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Our Little Farm Produce – Cherries of the Rio Grande – yum! Also Surinam Cherries!

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We grow multiple exotic fruits – one is this amazing cherry – Cherry of the Rio Grande – isn’t it beautiful? Tastes amazing too! And here are Surinam cherries – an entirely different taste but also delicious!  

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Passion fruit Pound Cake – YUM!

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We grow a lot of passion fruit and we love to cook with it. Dishes as simple as regular fresh fruit salad with lots of papaya and pineapple, mango and passion fruit and then desserts – oh my goodness. Just … Continue reading

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Divine Strata – dessert or a fancy brunch dish – the kids LOVE it – you will too!

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Most strata are made with cheese and spinach – and are delicious. I tried this one as a dessert or brunch strata and it worked so well that I wanted to share it with you. The only downside is that … Continue reading

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When berries are a bit squashed – make a smoothie!

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I often find that even the best berries eventually ( some sooner rather than later) look squashed and so really cannot be served elegantly. Here is a great way to make use of them – and preserve the good taste … Continue reading

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Face painting for little ones! Such fun!

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Hanging out with the grandkids is the best thing that I do in my life. The twins Noah and Gabriel decided that face painting was what they wanted. So at a recent farmers market – they became ‘skeleton’ and ‘monster’. … Continue reading

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Tagine Cooking – Middle Eastern Chicken – Cooking with Kids – this is an easy one

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I bought some Tagine’s from World Market ( Cost Plus) recently to decorate an outdoor table -since I needed something that could take extreme heat, cold, water and sunshine – and Tagines which are middle eastern Dutch ovens do exactly … Continue reading

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