Archive for the ‘vegetables’ Tag

Asparagus Rises to the top   Leave a comment

Image attached is my first crop of home grown Asparagus. Planted about 6 months ago in Brisbane Australia and after allowing the growth of full shoots and flowers(which are quite pretty) I have been able to harvest 4 spears that have risen above the soil surface.

I took this opportunity to Photograph them as you see in the image as well as stitch a panorama for my Macro Pano Food series.

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Dinner service   1 comment

At the big house dinner parties were a royal experience. Beautiful plated entree, played main with silver service vegetables, and plated dessert and petitfours.

The silver service vegetable was my first task to master. 3 varieties each dinner party and they changed each dinner party. Broccoli flowerets, zucchini cut into flowers, stuffed zucchini flower with baby zucchini. Baby carrots, carrot batons in a carrot ring. Baby cauliflower gratins, poms bolligere, poms William, chateau potatoes, bean bundles, cabbage dumplings and the list goes on.
I had to learn many new skills, the most notable would be patients, also vegetable carving, turning(a skill I still love), attention to details, near enough is not good enough and more patients.

Next post some entrees I think. Like share and comment please

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