My parents recently emailed about their yard cleaning chores, and how they filled a truck bed two times with fallen leaves to take to the town compost heap. Autumn is so different here. We do have some trees that drop their leaves, but we also have acres and acres (or hectares and hectares) of trees that look like this:
This is our autumn gold! And after a seasonal pause, I’m back to making orange juice on a regular basis. It’s one of my absolute favorite things about living in the Algarve. (Well, that and wearing t-shirts at the end of November.)
Out of scientific curiosity, I tried juicing tangerines, too.
I’ll stick with oranges.