Lady’s (& gentleman’s?) Fingers aka Okra

All my life I have known these edible pods as Lady’s Fingers until I came to the US.  Checking out the ingredients needed for Gumbo, I found out that Okra is its other name. Next thing I discovered is that it’s a Summer crop so … it’s a good reason to plant and eat with the season.

The fun of a morning walk in the backyard is sometimes getting ideas of what to cook with what’s growing ~ so for today …

morning harvest

morning harvest

Vegetarian Curry with steaming white rice for lunch.


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