Tuesday, April 20, 2010

pomodori rossi

In Italy when you eat a "primizia," early seasonal produce, you make a wish.



For more Ruby Tuesday images in red
visit Work of the Poet 




22 comments:

  1. In Italy when you eat a "primizia," early seasonal produce, you make a wish.

    I learn something new every day! Thanks :)

    ReplyDelete
  2. Oh sweet thinking:)
    Not tomato, not Italy tho.
    A similar thing can happen in similitude for our earlier blooming tulips? Made a wish:)

    ReplyDelete
  3. Yes, it is a "Ruby Tuesday"
    Grazie~

    ReplyDelete
  4. Eleonora, did you made a wish? Public or private?

    ReplyDelete
  5. Very cool images, I thought that the primizia rule was for fruit only. Oh... I know, technically tomatoes are fruit!

    ReplyDelete
  6. wish I had those tomatoes for sauce instead of what I am about to eat

    ReplyDelete
  7. I LOVE these photos, especially the first one. I think I'll steal, um, I mean save a copy!

    ReplyDelete
  8. I love that! I love that you remind me of so many things I've forgotten. Thank you.

    ReplyDelete
  9. Lovely red tomatoes. Great shot. While riding the train, I met a very nice Italian lady who didn't speak English. She came and sat in our car. We communicated mainly with hand signals (and my very limited knowledge of Italian). When the train reached her destination, before she got off, she reached into her bag and pulled out a nice big, juicy-looking tomato and gave it to me. So nice! It was a long time ago, but your photos brought back that memory.

    Paz

    ReplyDelete
  10. My wish would be to be in Rome soon. LOVE the black bowl for contrast to the red. Makes me want to run out and get one.

    ReplyDelete
  11. I love these photos, especially the first one.

    But, it's no surprise that lovely photos are offered by a hot tomato?

    ReplyDelete
  12. I would make my wish to have some of those early tomatoes in Italy.

    ReplyDelete
  13. Nice simple composition in the first image. I can't eat tomatos by themselves, but I like them IN everything!

    ReplyDelete
  14. Thanks for visiting!

    Lindy~ happy to oblige!
    Nihal~ sweet of YOU
    Rob&Mandy~ Grazie
    CChuck~ Ciao Chef
    Jørgen~ I make wishes all the time! But I can't tell you...
    VP~ Maybe, but my family applies it on everything, even the first gelato of the season!
    KenMac~ all you need to do is come here to Italy...
    Jeff~ You're making me blush!
    Rosaria~ not forgoten, just suspended in memory.
    Paz~ what a great moment! The kindness of strangers is always so touching.
    ODP~ Yes! Come to Rome now.
    LoriE~ I hope your wish comes true!
    T.Becque~ my dad is like you, he can't eat tomatoes without something else...

    Ciao!

    ReplyDelete
  15. Great image! All I can think of is how tasty they they would be!
    Cheers!

    ReplyDelete
  16. Yes that is a custom here too - at least in my family :)

    ReplyDelete
  17. hmmmm....
    «Louis» thought he had stumbled upon a photo shoot for Williams-Sonoma!

    ReplyDelete
  18. I can't wait to eat some good summer tomatoes...!

    ReplyDelete
  19. I'm wishing for fresh garden tomatoes!

    ReplyDelete
  20. My GOSH, look at that brilliant red! Beautiful composition. I love it!

    ReplyDelete

Thank you for visiting Roma Every Day. Your feedback is always hugely appreciated, though it is no longer possible for me to reply individually to your comments in the post thread.

For any questions, please feel free to send me an email.

Grazie!
~Eleonora

ShareThis