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Food Fruit

Toast

Triangular wonder

cooked by the heat of a thousand suns

in a silver toaster

warming and turning

soft white (or maybe brown) bread

golden and toasty

Yellow butter melts

as it lands on the surface

sinking slowly at the sound of the pop

of a jar opening and the imminent arrival

of the strawberry jam.

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Food Poetry

Sponge

#Fruit #Sponge #Custard #Pudding

Something to eat not quite after

Partaking in the evening meal, – full

Of yummy fruit – or maybe even Chocolate!

Now, its nice to have with Custard

Great Hot (or Cold)

Enjoyed by all after teatime

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Eating Food Poetry

Battenburg

Salford 17th August 2018

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#Cake #Marzipan #Sweet #Battenburg #Sponge #Pudding #Jam

Built like

a sponge colossus

to many – a

teatime snack to

enjoy just after your chops and vegetables

now how much you have is down to you

but then again – its a question of how much sponge

unless of course, you don’t like Marzipan

reactions to this cake – understandable

“great!  can we have one more slice please ?”

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Childhood Eating Garden Poetry

Snack time

Bite

lunch was two hours ago

and dinner is hours away

the hunger pangs are out of the cage

And they’ve begun to play

So over to the brown bread you go

And forage for a filling or two

When the jars of peanut butter and jam

Located above tonight’s spiced ham

Decide to greet you hello

Just the thing till dad makes tea

And summmat that you’ll eat with glee

Out in the garden without delay

Before running around the garden to play

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Acrostic Transport Travel

Honk

Honk

15/11/2017, Salford

Wail like a graceful swan dear driver

it doesn’t matter – everyone around you is looking

to others – its like the circus is in town

the only things missing are your make up and

evaporating sense of humour

reacting to traffic was never your strong point – and its showing

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BASIC Cooking Photography

Jams and Jaguars

#CFFC #LetterJ #BASIC

A couple of photos taken from sessions at BASIC Clicks, the photography group i belong to at the Brain and Spinal injury centre in Salford

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for starters – here’s the Jaguar .

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And here’s some pics of some Jam (Raspberry) and Lemon curd, common thread ? all items were photographed at BASIC. The Jams were made at Food for Thought, BASICs Cafe – they’re tasty on a piece of toast or a crumpet!

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Lemon Curd – Ready for Spreading (p) BFK 2017

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Raspberry Jam and Lemon curd (p) BFK 2017

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Food Fruit Garden

Blackberries

#CFFC #LetterK #BASIC #Salford #Garden

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Hidden away among a mountain of leaves

the humble blackberry grows on its branch

biding its time till a meeting awaits

when it drops down into a sugary pool

and parties with its pals

no selfies needed here – they’re all jammin’

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Acrostic Food Poetry

Tart

Tart

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taken as a snack or a pudding

a buttery biscuit base inlaid with

rich fruit jam in its centre

totally tasty at tea time

 

twist on the tale ?

a bake well places an almond sponge

right on top of the fruity bit

tempting nevertheless

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Cooking Food Pleasures Poetry

A trio of Puddings

a response to the prompt by inkdrop to One, Two, Three!

with a humble nod to the prompt Pour Some Sugar on Me

 

Three Sponge Puddings

Golden Syrup

Strawberry

Chocolate

(all served wi’ custard)

Three Cakes

Treacle

Coconut

Sultana

(all served with cream)

Three Cheesecakes

Vanilla

Mandarin

Blackberry

(Nice wi’ ice cream)

Tuck in!

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Breakfast Food Life

Toast

Toast

(A piece of….)

written by brian f Kirkham 16/05/2010

TOAST!

Cooked by the heat

of a thousand suns

the silver toaster’s

red hot grill

gently warms the

Soft White Bread

until golden brown

yellow butter melts

as the cook heads

forth – for Imminent

arrival of the

strawberry Jam