Friday, January 15, 2010

The rain in Tunbridge Wells, truffles and red pepper.

The podcast is up.

1. The soft whispering rush of torrential rain is a welcome sound when we open the front door. It is washing away the snow and melting the ice.

2. A box of truffles arrives from Artisan du Chocolate -- I am writing a feature about them. I eat four (they pop so satisfyingly) because they are delicious (complex flavours in the shells, and a silky filling flavoured with a local wine), and I want to work out exactly how to describe the experience.

3. Abel and Cole has sent us a beautiful red pepper. It is shaped like the nose of a Venetian mask, and its glossy skin shades between red and green. I look at the places between the colours and try to understand where the red ends and the green begins.

5 comments:

  1. Abel and Cole sent us one of those peppers too. We ate it last night. It is not only aesthetically awesome but tasty too!

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  2. The sound of those truffles make me *really* hungry!! Good luck with the description of them ;)

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  3. The box is calling to me now... but I should wait until Nick gets home and has his supper!

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  4. #3 is amazingly visual! Wow! That comment is truly a work of art!

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  5. Can't agree with number one, I miss our snow. Number 2 and 3 captured my imagination and I want to eat lots of chcolates now. Preceeded by stuffed peppers.

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