It’s no secret that I loathe Summer. The heat, the humidity and everything that goes with them conspire to make me utterly miserable. I have a form of Seasonal Affective Disorder but instead of depression from lack of sunlight, I feel sad because there’s too much.
There is one thing that cheers me up (other than air-conditioning) and that is the fantastic spread of fruit and vegetables that Summer brings.
This is fresh from my garden…
I am thinking about all the things to make and the anticipation of the burn and resulting endorphin-rush is intoxicating!
Top to bottom, they are Habaneros, Jalapenos, Cayenne (the thin ones on the right) and a variety that was sold as “Thai Chili” at the bottom (mild to hot) – not very helpful, but they are tasty.