Monday, July 20, 2009

some currants

Okay, I wholly admit that I bought these for the sole purpose of photographing them. I was inspired by EEE's post on Paulette Tavormina and her fabulous photographic still-lifes. And lest you think those lovely currants went to waste, I am happy to report that they were rather delicious tossed into last night's salad.

My latest obsession: peach smoothies with a dash of almond extract (thanks K for the tip!).

Hope you are all having a good monday.

7 comments:

Ms. Wis./Each Little World said...

Your currants would look lovely with my pink water lily. I have a peach sitting on the kitchen counter this minute so I may try the smoothie.

Style Court said...

Lovely.

Pigtown-Design said...

I saw black currants, but had no clue what to do with them!

home before dark said...

Didn't the Paulette Tavormina post make you cry? The lights and the shadows and the perfection of composition. Gobsmacked I was. In memory of my Dutch great grandfather who left Amsterdam for TEXAS!!!! WHY??? I think the Dutch paintings are forever etched in my brain. Love the mix of fruit and flower...but what fun it is to be able to eat what you admire. The currants here, of course, look like pearl flowers in the quilt, until the the salad ruled!

Janet said...

home before dark ~ there is something amazing about the light in Dutch paintings. Tavormina captured it perfectly. As for the currants, all good things must come to an end, no? I suppose that is why they call it nature morte.

nikole said...

i would have bought them too, they're such a perfect color.

thomas said...

beyond beautiful