The almost never ending sunshine has warmed the trees and despite the serious lack of rain all our fruit trees here at Bellaugello Gay Guest House deep in the delightful tranquil Umbrian countryside are laden with fruit.
The two venerable old Apricot trees are no exception and this year they have given generously of their fruit. Guys have now become accustomed to apricot pies, apricot cakes and of course apricot marmalade, all home made.
To enable this enterprise my friend Thomas was sent to scale the ladders to pick fruit, a task which he accomplished with alacrity
And of course I have been busy in the kitchen with pans boiling and bubbling away making jams and marmalades. Home grown fruit, home-made Marmalade, yes!