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Purple is a fruit*


Potatoes, carrots (purple, white and yellow), red onion, thyme, beets (Chioggia, also called candy striped). All from the garden. Add salt, pepper, olive oil and roast in the oven! Delicious!

One of many tomato batches from the garden. Orange banana, wild tomatoes, Hundreds and Thousands, Yellow Pear shaped tomatoes, Black cherry and Tumbling Tom.

*Quote from the Simpsons on why it’s OK to eat candy when you’re on diet. It has nothing to do with the above pictures. But that was what my husband said when he saw all the purple.

15 Responses to “Purple is a fruit*”

  1. Zazzy
    September 15th, 2009 02:58
    1

    Dagmar, I’m curious about your little yellow pear tomatoes. I grew an heirloom variety which looks the same as those. Some of them were absolutely delicious, bright and with a touch of lemon flavor. Others were bland and tasteless. I really struggled with picking them at the perfect ripeness. Did you have similar problems or did you have the knack for when to pick?

    All my little red cherry tomatoes were tasty, even a little under or over-ripe.

  2. the chocolate lady (eve)
    September 15th, 2009 07:17
    2

    So lovely! I remember that Simpsons episode!

  3. Pille
    September 15th, 2009 17:33
    3

    I’ve started thinking of which tomatoes to put into my new greenhouse next year. Those orange banana ones look interesting!!!

  4. Foodycat
    September 15th, 2009 20:08
    4

    What abundance! It looks amazing. Our garden hasn’t produced much this year – some strawberries and some tomatoes that we still hope will ripen.

  5. obachan
    September 16th, 2009 03:54
    5

    So cute. Especially the yellow ones!

  6. Gloria
    September 18th, 2009 01:00
    6

    How beautiful!!

  7. aforkfulofspaghetti
    September 20th, 2009 10:39
    7

    Glorious colours, and wonderful photos!

  8. pity
    September 23rd, 2009 11:14
    8

    what a wonderful display of lovely tomatoes, lovely photos too, i will be back to your blog, for sure!

    cheers from london,

    pity

  9. lola
    September 28th, 2009 00:47
    9

    everything looks so good! and i love the cat on your banner too =)

  10. Birgitta Höglund's Food
    October 3rd, 2009 19:35
    10

    It really looks Delicious. And the taste is better than candy :) Lovely pictures.

  11. ania/vespertinee
    October 7th, 2009 21:53
    11

    Witaj, Dagmaro.

    Doprawy nie wiem, co mnie naszło,ale postanowiłam zostawić u Ciebie komentarz. Twój blog byl PIERWSZYM food blogiem, jakiego w zyciu zobaczyłam, wiec darzę go szczególnym sentymentem, zaglądając tu po dzis dzień. Kilka miesięcy po tym odkryciu sama załzyłam bloga klinarnego i po dzis dzień jestem wkręcona w blogowanie. W częsci jest to Twoja zasługa :)

    Ostatnio dosyć tu u Ciebie cicho, ale mam nadzieję, ze to chwilowe spowolnienie :)

    Pozdrawiam Cię ciepło z pochmurnego Gdańska.

  12. den galna mamman
    October 16th, 2009 21:31
    12

    hejsan första gången jag gör ett besök på din blogg, jag fastnade en bra stund för du skriver bra och din blogg är mycket fräsch och fin, hoppas du får en mycket fin kväll och behöver du ett gapskratt är det bara att besöka min otroligt galna blogg haha ha det bäst mvh den galna mamman

  13. London
    October 19th, 2009 16:30
    13

    Hej Dagmar!

    All the pictures of the bounty from your garden are fabulous. They look as if they taste of sunshine. The striped beets, amazing! My first time to ever see such a thing.

  14. Courtney aka glamah
    October 20th, 2009 04:11
    14

    What beautiful produce from your garden!

  15. Blomma
    November 21st, 2009 02:32
    15

    You are so lucky to have your own garden, beautiful!

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