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The flavors of late summer

The flavors of late summer

Summer begins to fade, the days get shorter, a good dew floods the gardens every morning. Heat and rain took turns to decorate the fruit trees with pretty colorful, sweet fruits, which we enjoy picking, then tasting, but for some it is necessary to wait for the entry of autumn.

Flavors of late summer


J-F. Mahé Beautiful clusters clinging to the branches absorb the sun to swell with a sweet juice of great energy value. Some people make it a cure!

Flavors of late summer


J-F. Mahé The peach swells with juice, its velvety skin blushes, you have to watch it because the wasp fond of its nectar is ready to attack it.

Flavors of late summer


J-F. Mahé Variety of pear still green, but full of gustatory promise, it will be necessary to pick it before it comes off and let it finish ripening lying on a shelf.

Flavors of late summer


J-F. Mahé Who will taste these "already red ass" hazelnuts? The sitelle which knocks it against the trunk to open it or the squirrel which comes to crunch it to carry it in its reserve ...?

Flavors of late summer


J-F. Mahé Sips of the summer sun, plums grow grouped, green or yellow. Soft and juicy, they attract wasps to compete with. They are eaten in pies, jams.

Flavors of late summer


J-F. Mahé The "rising" raspberries have a taste for rarity, because they are much less numerous than those of the beginning of summer, but what a sweet taste!

Flavors of late summer


J-F. Mahé The chestnut is still huddled for a few weeks in its bug covered with green quills. It will eventually open to drop the fruit on the ground.

Flavors of late summer


J-F. Mahé The walnut still well hidden in the warm in its green envelope will hatch when the time comes.

Flavors of late summer


J-F. Mahé Yet already pleasing to the glance of the gourmand, the medlar obliges to wait a few more weeks. Too hard at this stage, it will not soften until after the bliss caused by the first frosts ... which will not be long in coming.