Galician Cornbread is called Boroña. It is an old Spanish country bread that I have only just discovered. This is a variation of one of the Boroña recipes. It bakes up beautifully and the dough was a real pleasure to work with.
Don’t read too much into my headings. They are often ( usually) cryptic and probably ( always) without thought. Yesterday’s ‘throw in the towel’ heading was part of my discussion about the endless RAIN!
Yesterday morning a cow and her calf broken out of a neighbors field walked across the road and broke INTO my field. John’s son reported a disturbance over there and when I arrived I was bemused to find I had an extra cow dozing…
At least that’s what this picture looks like!
And I think our haymaking window just closed. Just this minute the skies opened, the thunder roared and two inches of rain fell out of the sky in one wall of water.
Of both my worlds. A little of both my worlds. Don’t we all live with our feet in more than one camp – that is life right?
Now there’s a deep subject. Weather Gods let us get one cut of hay in, then last night it rained onto the second cut while watering in the oats and corn.
And all the tractors are out in the fields planting as fast as they can. Literally twenty-four hours a day – I hear their motors all night long Their headlights criss crossing back and forth like fat noisy determined fireflies.
I have run all kinds of scenarios through my head this season – trying to come up with a solution for the tweeny ducklings so they could have shelter and a run. It was not going to work putting them in with the big…
Once again – huge punishing storms in the night. So much rain again. But (and I have written this sentence three times as it sounds so naievely optimistic). I think the weather might be settling soon. The last few days we have had longer…