‘Fresh Figs’ is one of my or I should say – ‘our’ autumn addictions. Finding the perfect ‘fresh fig’ is difficult. It’s not just about the ripeness. It’s not just about the color. It’s (probably) whether the ‘fig’ has sun-bathed long enough before it reaches our eyes at the market.
This is an apron is made from large tea towel fabric, beautiful flower collage designed by an Artist, Starla M. Halfmann. It’s a relatively small apron made to fit a junior high girl size (Japanese children size 160), see my niece reference photo below. It is available at my Etsy site, if anyone is interested in purchasing this item.
Sanma (Pacific Saury) is an iconic fish which states the arrival of autumn in our country. With the effect of global warming and the increased (extreme) volume of catch from our neighboring countries, the Pacific Saury has started to grow sparse over the last few years and sooner or later, I think restrictions will be applied to the catch of Sanma.
October, being the best month for pumpkins. Here is the recipe for – Pumpkin Twist Loaf
This is our second ‘Baking Class’ from a month ago. I had both nieces, Miss M – 4 year old and Miss R – 12 year old. They worked together to make the following breads.
Autumn seems to be finally creeping up to our doorstep, although the weather has been extremely irregular to notice when summer ended and autumn started. By the time I notice, it’s already October and they one of the symbolic foods of autumn is; chestnuts,