Saturday, September 10, 2016


Already it is barely above freezing and completely dark when William wakes everyone up to a new day. During the three or so hours before taking the bus to the nursery, there is plenty of time to make pancakes, run a washing machine or two and maybe, but just maybe, get a brief moment to read the world news.

Today, it feels like the whole world is inside a cold rain cloud. A perfect setting to get a taste of what is to come. Frying some sweet potatoes and onions with saffron and cayenne pepper, I make the kind of lunch that makes one survive the long winters of the High North. Zucchini, chickpeas, whole tomatoes and some freshly whipped aioli on top. Of course served with a Czech lager and some wheat levain bread.



Blogger (Silvana & Thomas) said...

Had sweet potatoes with broccoli this evening on the terrace. Almost 9 p.m. now and 21 degrees, what a hot september in Germany.... what a senseless comment ;-)

8:47 pm  

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