Sunday, September 28, 2008

1939 picture

This photo was taken 1939, my father and my gods parents they are on this picture, when were going to register my birth a old friend give it to me , was a found treasure .

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Friday, September 19, 2008

Baby CRIB Quilt

This small baby quilt , made with all my leftovers  cotton ,   i like how turn out on end.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008



My friend kaye ,give-me this shamrock plant .   Her favor flower,  just starting have few buds


  Quinces , we make marmelade with , very hard fruit,  first wash them, on boilpot of water 
cooking untill are soft ,  peel and  keep the pulp for the marmelade ,and all the peels and the inside s  boil again  ,keep that water pass true a chesse cloth and made jelly with it .
use sugar that call for your recipe.
we bake the quinces and add sugar  . eat them for dessert 


Saturday, September 13, 2008

Cod fish cakes or Pasteis de bacalhau

Cooking Portuguese day, made dry salt cod fish  croquets  , Serve  together   with  steam rice  and cream spinach. 
Recipe .
5 medians potatoes . Boil with the skin .
500 Grams dry cod fish  ,soak over night.
2 eggs
parsley cut very fine. some people use 1 onion too
mix all this ingredients , make balls the shape of a egg 
ready to fry 

Friday, September 12, 2008

Pots plants

Calla Lilies plants they have avery nice leaves

Calla Lilies

My favor flowers  .Calla lilies  done on watercolor i have two pots of this plants but this year they do  not flower .  I do not know why .  

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Praca festival Beja

Amazing art on the plaza, traditional dresses of the people of the province. 

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Monday, September 8, 2008

My Street

 A  simple place on this houses in this street i was born 1939 . When i went there i have to have a picture  to remenber were i came from .

Sunday, September 7, 2008

Thursday, September 4, 2008

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Pink flower

I do not know the name .
 look a like cactus plant  the pink flower is beautifully  .

My friend Linda  plant.

White church

( Play time )      We girls used to go around this white church next to the school and playing games.  The church still there but not the School. .

Monday, September 1, 2008

Chiffon Cake

                                         My favour  Chiffon Cake i been baking this cake for many years                                  mos...