Tuesday, August 12, 2014

E is for egg


Not edible, but still an egg...
  ABC Wednesday

This egg is made out of combarbalita, a Chilean semiprecious stone that presents a great range of colours which depends on  the predominance of some minerals or mineralogical associations within the rock. So there. Happy Wednesday!

Friday, August 08, 2014

photohunt: lacy




Nothing like rococo lace, featuring the Electoral Palace of Trier in Germany (some vacations ago), considered one of the loveliest rococo  palaces in the world. Today, the Electoral Palace is the seat of the District Supervisory Authorities. Originally posted here. And stretching it in order to post for  the Saturday PhotoHunt  after several weeks.

Friday, July 11, 2014

rest ~ pasta


    rest     pasta 


Barcelona at Christmas time.  The giant noodles are part of the city's Christmas lights: a soup with this particular type of noodle  pasta (galet) is part of the Catalonian   tradition, and it is served on Christmas Eve.  As you can see, the galets rest on the street...



Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Y is for yeast


Brewing yeast,  that is. There are many varieties of brewing yeast to complement the beverage of choice. Each variety of yeast has advantages, such as champagne yeast, a variety of wine yeast, which will yield more bubbles than other types of wine yeast. Source. Cheers,  ABC Wednesday.