Monday, 9 April 2012

AUTUMN'S BOUNTY

Autumn comes laden with its bounty. It is indeed a season of "mellow fruitfulness, close bosom-friend of the maturing sun..." The figs have ripened until they are luscious and honey sweet. Quinces are fragrant and tart, begging to be made into delicious quince paste, the grapes beckon the vintner, but even to the teetotaller provide a sweet delight with their ripe juiciness. Citrus begins to blush and apples crisp and red give taste buds a treat. Pumpkin, chestnuts and winter cherries vie for attention, but the winter cherries - with their brash overcoats on - win hands down...

This post is part of the Mellow Yellow Monday meme.


14 comments:

  1. Beautiful photo Nick - food photography is a skill of its own - another one you have obviously mastered.

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  2. Such a beautiful presentation of Nature's bounty! So tempting!

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  3. Nice, - you got me hungry now!
    Happy MYM!

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  4. Well, it's breakfast time here where I live right now....and all these luscious looking fruits and nuts look perfect to start a day right!!!

    COME INTO MY PARLOR said the SPIDER to the FLY is my Monday post link. Do come by if you get a chance, I'd love to have your company!!!

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  5. Beautiful composition, shapes, colours alike. Just made a butternut pumpkin cake, so delicious.
    What is that red fruit on the left? A kind of gooseberry, but I've never seen a red one before.

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  6. Beautiful photo. Have a fabulous week.

    Liz @ MLC
    Liz @ YACB

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  7. you have presented autumn so beautifully. i wonder what the orange heart-shaped fruit is (on the left).

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  8. Hi everyone, the orange heart-shaped fruits on the left are winter-cherries, Physalis alkekengi - see:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Physalis_alkekengi

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  9. Beautiful display and great shot!

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  10. Delish!

    My Mellow Yellow post. Your comment will be so much appreciated!

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  11. delicious bounty and you're making me hungry.

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  12. Those little blobs, Chinese lanterns? Did you grow the fig?

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  13. Great shot!

    Visiting for MYM- hope you can stop by:)

    http://www.cassandrasminicorner.com/2012/04/orchard-park-easter-egg-hunting.html

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