Friday, September 14, 2012

Figs and ham

I am finding my feet once more, carving my way through September.  The children have settled into term and I am beginning to enjoy the peace of each day.

Work is busy: new products, bespoke orders and the building up of stock for, whispers, that thing that happens in a few months time.

I still stop for lunch every day.

It's not a long lunch.

And never fancy.

I turn pages of a magazine, catch up on Twitter or read my favourite blogs.
This week I mostly eat figs and ham.  A feast for the eyes and tongue.

The figs are ripe and juicy.  The ham is salty and thinly sliced.  On the first day I had no bread other than English muffins.  On subsequent days I could not dream of accompanying my figs and ham in any other way.

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Blogger Ali said...

I've eaten figs this week too - though mine didn't look half as classy.

Friday, September 14, 2012 1:18:00 pm  
Blogger Sue said...

That ham looks really good and the figs are so photogenic. I'm always a bit underwhelmend by a fig though.

Friday, September 14, 2012 1:22:00 pm  
Blogger Sue said...

underwhelmed -of course ;)

Friday, September 14, 2012 1:23:00 pm  
Blogger ALoadofOldTat said...

Interesting combination. I must try sometime.

Friday, September 14, 2012 1:29:00 pm  
Blogger Jane said...

This looks really yummy!

Friday, September 14, 2012 1:57:00 pm  
Blogger Toffeeapple said...

And I have no muffins or figs!

Friday, September 14, 2012 3:10:00 pm  
Blogger rachel said...

Lovely simple lunch.... I never strike it lucky with supermarket figs, though, always pallid and uninteresting. Perhaps I need to go back to Greece more often!

Friday, September 14, 2012 6:27:00 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love lunch. Figuratively speaking.

Friday, September 14, 2012 11:27:00 pm  
Blogger Frances said...

Oh, that's the life!

Must put figs on my market list.

Friday, September 14, 2012 11:59:00 pm  
Blogger harmony and rosie said...

You have me craving figs and ham now. I've also been eyeing up the tiny tea leaves you made, very pretty. I'm on the lookout for a cardi to make for my girl!

Saturday, September 15, 2012 11:02:00 am  
Blogger Annie @ knitsofacto said...

I NEED figs, now! I adore them and just the sight of them sets my mouth awatering. But with cream cheese for me I think!

Sunday, September 16, 2012 8:30:00 am  
Blogger Annie @ knitsofacto said...

And before I was hurried toward publish by a whippet's paw on the keyboard I was going to say, having worked from home for most of my life, that it's important to stop for a while in the middle of the day and do something else, isn't it. Essential really.

Sunday, September 16, 2012 8:33:00 am  
Blogger Shelley in SC said...

Oh my goodness . . . dreamy lunch!! Love your pics, as usual!!

Sunday, September 16, 2012 12:03:00 pm  
Blogger Jen said...

A firm favourite in our house - salty ham and juicy figs, what else could be more perfect for a september lunch. Am off the the market in the morning to pick up some beauties. Thanks for the reminder x

Sunday, September 16, 2012 8:23:00 pm  
Anonymous Lucy said...

Looks delicious! always had with parma ham, will try this out!

Monday, September 17, 2012 10:49:00 am  
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I am having a lunch break with remains of the steak pie from last night's supper and browsing my favourite blogs. Quite the best way to have lunch :)

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