Travel Theme: Flavour from Summer’s Fresh Bounty

 

My favourite part of summer are flavours of the fresh fruits and vegetables. And if it’s winter you can always travel to someplace where the weather is warm and the items come fresh off the tree or out of the sea.

Avocados ready to be picked in Mascota, Mexico.
Avocados in Mascota, a 'Pueblo Magico' on the Sierra Madres Occidental on the Pacific coast of MexicoFresh ginger at the Portland Farmer’s Market, Oregon, US.
Fresh Ginger at the Portland Farmer's MarketFreshly-picked mixed herb salad in a Hoi An herb garden (Vietnam).
Freshly-Picked Mixed Herb Salad in a Hoi An Herb Garden (Vietnam)We picked 10 quarts of raspberries in my dad’s garden.
Dad's garden: raspberriesFresh figs just off of our neighbour’s tree.
Kamal's figsFresh Prawns from the sea. (For more on the amazing fresh seafood at the Green Umbrella in Myanmar.)
fresh grilled prawns at Green Umbrella on Ngapali Beach in Myanmar Fresh jamaica (a type of hibiscus flower with a sour flavour), galangal rhizome and lemon grass at the JJ Weekend Market in Bangkok, Thailand.Jamaica (a type of hibiscus flower), galangal rhizome and lemon grass at the JJ Weekend Market in Bangkok, ThailandA really fresh scallop at a fish cafe on Lamma Island, a short ferry ride away from Hong Kong.
really fresh scallop at a fish cafe on Lamma IslandThe sign reads “Always fresh or alive!” on this brightly colored seafood cafe in Dingle, Ireland.
Brightly Colored Seafood Cafe in Dingle, IrelandMore of Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Flavour.

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