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Peter C Byron on December 27, 2007

Potatoes for french fries in the winter!!!

Per Midjord on December 27, 2007

Exactly - and imagine with the plants not having reached further late June, you can only harvest potatoes late august or early september and then these have to last until same time next year. The last ones are probably not hmm enjoyed, but still eaten with thanks!!

The new small ones that you carefully boil in water, give a spoon of butter and some local herbs are a pleaser without any need for company!

Timo Rossi on January 16, 2008

Earlier I did not believe that someone could be able to make a fine pic out of potato plants! :) BR, Timo

Per Midjord on June 13, 2008

Thanks Timo! Wasn't it van Gogh making excellent art out of poor people eating potatoes?

Timo Rossi on June 14, 2008

Exactly, I found this wikipedia linkto the painting representing the Potato eaters..

Victor de Lara on June 15, 2008

Simple & beautiful shot Pannera, I had to stop planting them due to my back problems.

Best regards!

Per Midjord on June 16, 2008

Dear Timo.

It was exactly the picture I had in mind!!

Dear Victor.

Being potato eaters from the north, meaning, very enjoining new slowly grown carefully boiled and with a spoon of butter and a dash of fresh parsley - it takes you to heaven.

In April next year the old ones from last year could be better, although you did preserve them as you could.

At present we are so lucky we can enjoy new potatoes yearround although they may not be a minimal harvest as in the north. The carrots, the onion and the toma (garlic) are of similar super quality.

What can we say, except we feel very sorry about your back!



Per Midjord on February 28, 2009

Thanks Billy.

By the way in Yemen you get fresh potatoes of super quality all year round.

Boris Jurišić on September 12, 2009

Beautiful photo

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