A snack is a portion of food often smaller than a regular meal, generally eaten between meals. Snacks come in a variety of forms including packaged and processed foods and items made from fresh ingredients at home.
Traditionally, snacks were prepared from ingredients commonly available in the home. Often leftovers, cold cuts sandwiches, nuts, fruit, and the like were used as snacks. From Wikipedia
A spherical cluster packed with as many as 200 individual flowers atop an upright, leafless stem account for the perennial Scadoxus multiflorus’ common name of fireball lily. This striking South African native belongs to the same plant family as amaryllis lilies . Even when not in flower, fireball lily produces a long-lasting foliage display.
I have taken these photo’s in Katikati a town in New Zealand. It is located on the Uretara Stream near a tidal inlet towards the northern end of Tauranga Harbour, 28 kilometres south of Waihi and 40 kilometres northwest of Tauranga.
Hibiscus is a genus of flowering plants in the mallow family, Malvaceae. It is quite large, containing several hundred species that are native to warm-temperate, subtropical and tropical regions throughout the world. Wikipedia
Once a week Sue Llewellyn dips into her old English Oxford dictionary to pick a word on the page that it falls open at. The challenge is to post a photograph, poem, story – whatever the genre you like best to describe of what that word means to you.
Is there still anybody out there who collects toys, models or trains? I have taken these photo’s at a model toy car show. These small subjects are made of metal, with plastic, rubber, or glass details.
Peel and finely chop the onion, garlic and the green pepper. Place in a casserole-type pan on a medium high heat. Add olive oil and all your chopped vegetables. Add the chilli flakes, curry powder and cumin with a good pinch of salt and pepper. Stir every until softened and lightly coloured.
Add the kidney beans and the tinned tomatoes. Add the minced beef, breaking any larger chunks up with a wooden spoon. Fill one of the empty tomato tins halfway with water and pour this into the pan, turn the heat down to a simmer with a lid slightly askew for about an hour, stirring every now and again to stop it catching.
This can be served with fluffy rice or on a jacket potato and a salad.