Following reports of unwanted aliens being deported via the airport in the background of this shot….they’re back!
The fjord was looking greeny blue all day in the sun, perhaps coloured by an algal bloom, then the wind picked up and a front moved across the fjord with cloud giving this amazing view of a two coloured fjord…closest to us in shade! The temperature plummeted from around 23C to 13C in short time.
I’ve been enjoying my edimental lilies this week and eating the flowers, both is salad and in last night’s tempura!
Strange goings on…on the other side of the fjord in Skatval :)
Tonight’s dinner was the first tempura of the year, made with Emmer wheat….delicious!
With Mustard “Giant Red”, dandelion, Hosta flower shoots, assorted lily flowers, ground elder, Daubenton and Daubenton variegated perennial kale, Rosa spp., ragged jack kale, Crambe cordifolia flowers and buds, broad bean tops, Houttuynia cordata “Chameleon”, Calendula officinalis flower, Sonchus oleraceus, giant bellflower flower buds, Allium cernuum flower, Allium senescens flowers, Allium rubens flowers, Diplotaxis (perennial rocket), grape leaf, mustard broccolis, various lettuces, Hablitzia tops, Scorzonera flower stems and buds etc.
A new edible in the garden in flower today is salsify relative Tragopogon capitatus from Xinjiang in China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan!
The seed were sourced from Alexander Naumenko: