May 3, 2009

LaPiS: Shades of Spring And Summer

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buco pandan ice cream and ice pop

The lawn and everything else are growing and turning bright green at last after months of boring and colorless winter months. My pimiento, lara (Philippine sweet pepper), and Meyer lemon plants are now fruiting and the markets have abundant supply of USA-grown vegetables such as asparagus. I can't wait for the burst of yellows and reds at the farmers market as well as my own potted vegetable garden. And I'll be making lots of buco-pandan ice cream and ice pops to cool us off during the steamy summer season.

this Spanish pimiento will turn bright red and very sweet when ripe

Lasang Pinoy, Sundays (Shades of Spring And Summer) is hosted by SpiCes.


agent112778 said...

me love ice cream

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Thanx for the Visit :)

agent112778 said...

me love ice cream

my entry is heremagandang araw ka-lasa-ista :)
Salamat sa pagbisita :)

Mirage said...

Ay oggi, I like that color, malamig sa mata! Did you make the ice cream? I wonder...:D

Unknown said...

beautiful color for an ice cream! your pepper looks juicy!

Lory said...

green, esp light green, is very spring-like...we are just starting to green up around here in my area...

ces said...

vibrant green on that pepper! love it:) and those desserts sound and look good too:) i should really give gardening a shot...hmmm.

Pinky said...

Homemade ice cream? Very cool idea indeed! :)

Oggi said...

Jay, we all scream for ice cream.:)

G, I made the ice cream from scratch.:)

Luna Miranda, thanks.:)

Manang, I like the mint green color of the buco pandan flavoring.

Ces, thanks. I think I have brown thumb, my plants are usually hit or miss. Some grow really well, others don't bloom/fruit properly.:)

Pinky, it's better than store-bought kasi I use less sugar.:)

JMom said...

Oh what pretty green colors! Green really does mean spring to me and I love ice cream!!! :)

Jescel said...

nakakainggit ka at my garden ka diyan. i have 5 pots of herbs and i think they're barely surviving after the unusually cold winter here in Miami... that buko pandan icecream sounds delish! that's just what I need here in Miami.. it already feels like summer here.

Oggi said...

JMom, buco pandan is a very good ice cream flavor, one of my favorites.:)

Jescel, I wanted to plant them in a raised bed but I'm no carpenter and don't know how to build beds. Sa pots na lang.:)

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