Friday, July 27, 2007

It’s all a lie

The truth is finally out.

I’m not a real foodie.

I’ve just come back from a week of eating my way through the Charentes and Paris, and you know what? I didn’t take a single picture of food! Despite the big eating fests to celebrate the Hubs’ 30th birthday, I don’t have a single photo of food.
Zip. Nada. Nothing. Not a pixel.
I should hang my wok in shame.
The problem? Well, you know, after a nice glass of pineau (or two), I forget to take photos! I blame it on the French and their apéros.

Oh well.

Anyway, here’s a photo of some tomatoes ripening at my in-laws, and young grapes on the grapevine…well, it’s food!

ps. I'm looking forward to catching up with all your blogs soon! Yummmmmmm!

26 comments:

  1. c'est pas sérieux tout ca ^^mais bon, pour du vin tu es pardonnée ^^

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  2. welcome back wok&spoon.
    Olalaa...i luv those pics. u still can take another food's pic on yr next trip lah hahaha...never mind lah, btw, happy belated bday for ur hubby ^_^

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  3. welcome back! I love the little green grapes.I am already getting loads of Tomatoes here!:)

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  4. so you are having a great time, aren't you? LOL.you for got to take pics:)
    My belated wishes to ur Hubby. I loved the tomatoes and grapes.

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  5. hey, first time here, those lovely grapes remind me of my grapevines back home :) we used to cover each & every bunch with a cloth bag to protect them from birds!
    BTW ur schneeball sounds like the funnel cake we get here, fried dough & sugar on top :)

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  6. Welcome back, and no picks ;)? Never mind the important was that you have a good time in Fance

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  7. Welcome back! Glad you had a great time and happy belated birthday to your hubby too! :)

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  8. Welcome back, miss you. Yes, I was in Paris last week. Wish all the best for your hubby.

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  9. what a gorgeous blog you have. we're adding you to the blogroll.

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  10. Hey, as long as you ate it all, you're still a foodie. I hope we get to hear more details of your travels.

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  11. Welcome back and love your grape pics!

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  12. Glad to hear you had a great time, even without the photos. :P

    I don't blame you, food first, photo as and when you can.

    Happy belated birthday to your hubby.

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  13. No pictures of food :( ...I'm hungry!!!
    Even the tomatoes are not ripe, can eat?

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  14. Don't fret - i don't take photos of food either when I travel. Those tomatoes look beautiful. Glad to hear that you had a wonderful trip!

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  15. Welcome back wokandspoon, how was the trip?, happy Birthday to your hubsy. By the way nice picture of the tomatos and grapes.

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  16. wokandspoon,
    Welcome back and Happy Buuurrppday to your hubby. :)

    Don't worries about the photos. The most important, you enjoy yourself. :)

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  17. Lee Ping (Mrs.HBT)28 July 2007 at 17:21

    Dear WokandSpoon,
    Such a nice introduction. Very well written.

    Grapes and wine, my all time favorite. A perfect ending (or beginning) to any meals.

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  18. It's the same with me. I got all excited about my food and I forgot to take a pic of it. By the time I remembered, it was too late. I was in Paris last weekend for a wedding. :)

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  19. me too! exactly the same. :D i hardly take pics of the food. you were probably busy taking pics of mr. hubs. :D happy belated to him.

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  20. welcome back to blogger world hehehehhe..and happy belated day for your Hubs ;)

    anyway i love your shoot, the grapes looks great maybe u can share how to do it :D

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  21. Claude-Olivier : Salut! Bon, tu sais, après quelques verres, j’oublie tout! ;-)

    Isha : Hiya! The Hubs thanks you for the birthday wishes!

    Asha: The little grapes will look better as wine ;-)

    Sharmi: Thanks for the birthday wishes for the husband! Yep – we had a really good time!

    Richa: Hello. Thanks for stopping by! Funnel cake? What’s a funnel cake? Sounds interesting!

    Sylvia: Yep – no pictures but we did have a really good time!

    LittleCornerofMine: Thanks for the birthday wishes for the husband!

    Retno: How did you like Paris? How long were you there for? I’m looking forward to seeing your photos!

    Bee: Hiya! Thanks for dropping by! Thanks also for the link! I’ve added yours to mine…only BlogRolling is being a pain! It will show up eventually!!

    Kelly: Hello! Hey – yeah, I definitely ate it all ;-)

    EastMeetsWestKitchen: Thank you!

    Judy: Thanks for the birthday wishes for the husband! We both had a lovely time.

    Tigerfish: Even if there were photos – you can’t eat them! ;-) Hehe. And um..weren’t you talking about a diet?? Hehehehehe!

    NoraB: Thanks and yep – I’m ready for the next holiday now…which is actually in a week ;-)

    Everything4Sweets: Hello! The trip was great! Thanks for the birthday wishes for the husband!

    Kok: Thanks also for the birthday wishes for the husband!

    LeePing: Thanks! Grapes and wine are my favourite too ;-)

    CookingNinja: Sounds like we just missed each other in Paris! How was the wedding? Did you take photos?? Hehe!

    BuddingCook: You’re back! Yep – I actually took a lot of people photos but no food photos! Thanks for the birthday wishes for the husband!

    Lia: Thanks also for the birthday wishes for the husband! And glad you liked the photos!

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  22. Glad to hear you had a great time! A Belated Happy Birthday to your hubby!

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  23. Oh you're much more of a foodie than me! And I do know what you mean. Some people still call me a LitBlogger when I haven't posted much about literary events and book reviews for ages! And I've been out eating at so many great places lately with fantastic company... but again, no photos or write-ups to show for it.

    I think it's more important for us to enjoy Real Life and blog/read about it when we have the time/feel like it.

    Have a great week ahead, dear! :)

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  24. I just stumbled upon your blog this afternoon, and I'm sooo glad I did! I've just read a few of your posts, and I love your style.

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  25. I don't think that means you're not a foodie. It's hard to remember your camera when faced with such culinary delights - and in France no less!

    Ari (Baking and Books)

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  26. Ohfortheloveoffood: Hubs thanks you for the birthday wishes!

    Kenny: I agree, it's definitely more important going out and doing things rather than sitting in front of the computer all day!

    Susan: Thanks for dropping by!!

    Ari: Thanks also for dropping by!

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