Sundays are my days for visiting the large bazaar’s in Tbilisi. I also love this seasonality, especially the coming of strawberries. First at 10gel per kilo, and within just a week or so 4gel per kilo, and then gone and replaced by other fruits. It adds a new nostalgia and colour to life and helps you appreciate things so much more. Thanks for sharing this really nice blog with us.
The change was subtle put palpable. The watermelons, blackberries and pears had given way to fresh, full ears of corn, peaches and apples, which in turn yielded to the sparser fare of fejoias, the last of the fall vegetables, and the early tangerines. The succession continued in the full bloom of tangerine, lemon, and orange season, with the only green in sight being the hearty cabbages that are a staple of Georgian winter cuisine. But without me noticing, this almost monochromatic array was soon punctuated by splashes of color, by the return of apples, the early spring greens, and a host of vegetables taking advantage of the freshly thawed ground. Here I have needed no calendar, no ticking off of the days to tell me where we are in which season; the bazaars do it for me.
I do all of the shopping I can at the bazaars, gladly…
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