The good thing about our local supermarket (as opposed to the local supermarket back in Japan) is that everything is in English so that I can easily find out how to cook and prepare the foods they sell. The bad thing about that supermarket is the produce department. All fruits and vegetables are old, bruised and often already rotten covered in white and green fuzz and hairs.
So the only fruit we usually consume is the frozen kind liquified into a smoothie by our blender. That’s good, but these past few days I’ve been craving fruit, especially citrus fruits. So Yasu and I went on a little trip on a BART train and a shuttle bus to the Berkeley Bowl. It takes a while to get there but once in a while it’s worth it considering the quality of their produce department.
I went a little fruit crazy loading up our cart but look at what we have now:
Clementine tangerines, white and red seedless grapes, grapefruits, navel oranges, pippin and pink lady apples, orange tomatoes, asian pears, strawberries, and sweet grape tomatoes!!
It’s so special to have this much fruit in the house that Yasu also had to take some pictures for his collection of memorable moments.
I think we’ll make this fruit-buying-trip a monthly or bi-weekly tradition. Dinner tonight is going to be deliciously fruity.