I am a big-time fruit fiend. So much so Brice has nicknamed me the “fruit predator.” If there is fruit, I will consume it. When it was Hood Strawberry season, I regularly downed pints standing over the sink by myself. Also walking back from the Farmer’s Market. Also driving home from the store. I have problems. I can’t help it. I just really love me some good fruit. That is one reason I always get sad when the fall approaches, not only is it the end of beautiful weather and long days, but also the end of fresh fruit season.
I have been saying for quite a few posts now how great the cooking class I went to was. So I’m finally here to tell you about it!
I admit, I was a little nervous about signing up for one. In Thailand, there are hundreds and hundreds to choose from. Seriously at the hostel in Chiang Mai, I counted 23 brochures from cooking schools in the tiny area. And that is just the ones that gave brochures to the hostel. Plenty more could be found online. So there were a lot to choose from, how do you know which one is better than others?
Ok, I am seriously in love with the weather right now. It is days like this that make me so happy being an Oregonian. The remaining leaves are beautiful reds, yellows and oranges, bright blue sky and a perfect crisp temperature. This is fall at its best.
Also wonderful about fall? So many good things to eat and bake. Obviously I’m obsessed with anything pumpkin. I also totally love all the fresh-picked apples and pears, which are perfect for pies, crumbles and crisps.