Monday, January 18, 2010

Winter foods

This is a typical scene on a Belgrade market in the winter. Here you see garlic and parsnips in front of some homemade products. From left to right there are pickled hot peppers, tomato sauce, horseradish in various sizes, and figs and ajvar, a spread made of ground roasted red peppers, garlic, and eggplant. The garlic is marked 20 dinars (about 30 cents) a kilo (roughly two pounds.) NOTE: Oops. A goof on my part--the garlic is 20 dinars a piece, not a kilo. I didn't read the fine print.... Still not a bad price!

13 comments:

Chuck Pefley said...

Wow, great price for garlic!

I'm thinking that red-line Canon lens must be part of the magazine cover ......

Jacob said...

You can't beat fresh, home-grown and home-made food at a great price!

Louis la Vache said...

hee hee
It looks like there's some container recycling being done here. Nothing wrong with that!

Virginia said...

I can't concentrate on the food for ogling the camera lenses! I"m hopeless.
V

My WV is fusha
I bought myself a fab fuchsia scarf in Paris! :)

Gaelyn said...

This looks like such an appealing selection. Nice contrast of the peppers and tomato sauce especially in the recycled containers.

I love your new masthead.

Bibi said...

Hi, Chuck! Actually, that's a Pentax lens on a Pentax camera on the magazine cover. I removed the name Pentax on the camera because it looked like I had another camera on my spread!

Also, I made a change in the price of garlic, whoops....

Tash said...

The banner really pops out at you. Very cool & nice to see more of Radovan & Mr. Chicken - hee-hee.
The produce spread is so artistically done & very colorful.

Chuck Pefley said...

You're right, it's still a great price.

Radovan looks pretty happy with all his camera gear -:)

Thérèse said...

The Ajvar would go into my basket for today, it's so long to make... :)
There are a few months left till next Christmas for choosing a new lense...

Jilly said...

Wow Bibi, that header is a stunner. And so are the parsnips. I can't think how many years it is since I had a roast parsnip. I suppose they are available in France but I've never seen them or perhaps I've not noticed. My mouth is watering...

Eleonora said...

Thank you for sharing your marketplace specialties! I had never heard of much of what's on display and now I absolutely want to taste AJVAR!! What is it used for, a dip or in cooked preparations?

Tell me more (and to understand why, visit Aglio, Olio & Peperoncino)

Eleonora xx

Alexa said...

Makes me want to roast some veggies. But, like Virginia, I'm drooling more over the camera gear! Well, you certainly know how to use it.

Leif Hagen said...

GREAT market shot - fun!