Saturday, May 9, 2009

'tis the season....

Strawberry season is starting up, and you can find more and more of these juicy berries on Belgrade markets. The imported ones have been around for a while, but the homegrown ones are soooooo sweet and juicy. I absolutely love strawberries. I eat them with just a teeny bit of sugar, or slice them over homemade shortcake. Yum. Currently, a kilo of strawberries runs around 180 dinars or about $2.50 (about $1.25 a pound). Prices will rapidly drop with the onslaught of more berries.

20 comments:

Erin said...

that is a beautiful capture...my favorite color and one of my favorite berries.
have a wonderful weekend.

Joni said...

A very luscious photo!

Chuck Pefley said...

Lovely and delicious looking!

If you want to enhance the flavor a bit more, try slicing and adding a bit of lemon juice and sugar ... let them marry for a couple hours ... enjoy!!

Jacob said...

Yummy! Great macro!

James said...

In a word. YUM!

Cristóbal said...

Strawberry season is way over here, and I miss it. Personally, I prefer summer fruits than the winter ones. There's a greater variety. Sometimes, when we get lots of fruit (because of my grandparents' farm), we make lots of fruit juice.

Alexa said...

Gorgeous! That does it—I'm on the hunt for strawberries tomorrow, though I doubt I'll find any that look this good!

Bibi said...

Chuck, I have just tried your suggestion about the lemon juice. Rather than 'marry' the berries I ate, they just had a short half-hour engagement, but were still delicious. The others will have a longer engagement; they're marry-nating in my refrigerator now.

soulbrush said...

red is my fav colour, but strawberries are too acidic for me...darn! enjoy them. they look delish!

Virginia said...

i like mine cut up in vanilla yogurt. I wish we had those cute yogurt pots like you do. Great macro Bibi!

richies said...

I'm ready for some good fresh strawberries. When I was young, we would go every year to my grandparents and help them pick strawberries.

An Arkies Musings

Marie Reed said...

'Tis the season golly golly! Stra la la la ber ryyyy!

boza lass said...

Declicious-looking photo. I can almost taste them! The little you-know-who also loves them. I wish we were there now. Enjoy them for me.

Branka M.

marley said...

Yummy! The red is so red! Great macro :)

Frank said...

Couldn't you get any closer? I can almost bite the screen on my laptop.

Mo said...

oh I just need to take a great big bite of that one in the front. You are good at food photography

Tash said...

Gorgeous photo of a subject that is hard to get to look as lovely as they do. I must go buy some strawberries now.

Kate said...

Very sensual!

Babooshka said...

Had me the ice cream, my spoon is ready. Sumptious.

Tea Time With Melody said...

ummmmm, the only thing missing is some chocolate!