Juniper Berries, Ginger, and Eucalyptus — but now I know why the Juniper lives more as Spice than as Berry

As so often, I had an idea for one of my frozen frames. Ginger is something I prepare on a regular basis — almost daily. Wanting to capture a bright light through glass, ginger, and eucalyptus, once the water was hot, I poured it over, after a spontaneous decision to include Juniper berries. Beautiful hues!… Continue reading Juniper Berries, Ginger, and Eucalyptus — but now I know why the Juniper lives more as Spice than as Berry

Childhood outside the box

Somewhat obscure, cloudy, is the childhood memory of a sweet dish which was always served in accompaniment, never as a piece for focus. The inner skin of grapefruits (oranges or limes, too) would be cocked for hours with spices and sugar, until it became syrup. Another memory is of a more common, children’s joy, namely,… Continue reading Childhood outside the box