Food, food culture, food as culture and the cultures that grow our food

Dear Annet,

November 8, 2011

Dried pears, straight from the orchard and into the dehydrator, Debra Solomon,
Weak, Polar Circle light illuminating a dried pear

Thanks for bringing those most tasty and juicy pears to the food co-op last pickup day. We bought 4 kilos and the next day had already eaten an entire kilo! The last 3k we dried because they were threatening to go soft. Just look what they turned into! Golden, chewy, hint of vanilla, sticky, full of flavour!

Please let us know if you’ll be harvesting again soon, because I’d love to go with you and help pluck. Of course I’m happy to dry a bunch for you as well; dried pears bring a huge amount of happiness into the home.

Merši, verheugnis alom en tot straks op een pluk dag,


debra at 14:34 | | post to


  1. this story makes the apple-pear plucking afternoon even more rewarding ;-)

    Comment by reina — November 8, 2011 @ 18:14

  2. Hallo Debra
    Reis al een tijdje door afrika, botswana, zit hier onder een worsboom maar ga binnenkort terug naar europa
    woon en werk in zwitserland, kreeg een mail van iemand

    heb je ooit iets gezien van

    sarah illenberger food en design

    Comment by fredie beckmans — November 23, 2011 @ 17:24

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