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Fife Flower Show 2010 (2) The Yummy Bits


By david


I know that growing fruit and veg isn’t everyone’s “cup of tea”, but I really enjoy growing something to eat. As usual, there were some very mouthwatering examples and displays at the show.

Luscious-looking tomatoes looked even more tempting displayed on a black background………

One class called for potatoes of different varieties to be displayed in a box or tray. I liked this exhibit – in a tray.

Leeks are our favourite veg (we eat lots and lots in various ways), and I drooled over these beauties…….

Sad, eh? Lol!

And so it went on, row after row of “taste bud torture”. :-O)

There were also displays to appeal to folks with a sweet tooth.

Delectable fruit baskets, and ranks of honey (reminded me of the film “Bee Movie”, and wondered what the bees would have to say about this?). There was, of course, a display of live bees making it. Nice, also, to see local produce from our county, and neighbouring ones.

Was thankful that the venue had a restaurant, after inspecting this lot. The 3 of us adjourned there for carrot cake and hot chocolate, and to talk about all we had seen.

Ah well, over for another year!

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Excellent, they look great, like the tomatoes on the black background. Looks like it was a great show altogether.

3 Oct, 2010


David, did you see Joe Swift on Gardeners World exhibiting in 3 classes of veg. ? It was light-hearted, yet serious too, try to watch it if you can !

3 Oct, 2010


My mouth is watering at the array of fruit and veg displayed here. I know to get veg to that quality takes a lot of work but I am surprised that more people do not grow fruit. It is almost trouble free. Nothing tastes as good as a victoria straight from the tree. I much prefer the wintr veg and find it easier to lose weight in winter with all that low calorie food available. Thank you for sharing your day with us.

4 Oct, 2010


Yummy as you say, David. That fruit basket is a sight for sore eyes - so many delicious goodies. Lovely blog. Glad you all enjoyed the day.

4 Oct, 2010


smashing photo's David, I just love all those veg, hope you enjoyed your day and thanks for sharing.

4 Oct, 2010


Love those leeks David with a cheese sauce but these look almost too good to eat.I ll settle for our scruffy ones .. the hours of work that must go into these .

4 Oct, 2010


Another great blog, David! What a lot of photos you must have taken! like me you are a "cameraholic"! On my 2 trips to the botanical gardens in Cambridge I took around 200 photos each time!

Those vegetables look so perfect they look almost artificial! The tomatoes look almost as good as mine! LOL! Trouble is mine look so good to eat I can't resist the temptation & they start to "disappear" within minutes of my eyes alighting on them!

The fruit really looks delicious! I've eaten more fruit from the allotment this year than I've eaten in a very long time! What could be better than sun warmed ripe fruit straight off the plant & into your mouth! Delicious!!! :-))

4 Oct, 2010


You've said it all, Balcony :-))). I couldn't keep anything long enough to enter into a show, either. Like you, Bb, am happy to settle for "scruffy" stuff, which still tastes great! :-)). I love winter veg, too, Scotsgran. :-))

10 Oct, 2010


Fantastic photos David!!!
Enjoyed reading this blog, thank you for sharing :)

22 Oct, 2010

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