A sunny morning in the City and Carnival Afghans (Egg Free)

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Lea Hogg


Another clear and sunny morning in the middle of February which I spend in the City with a great friend. And what you are seeing in the photo is my bake of today and the egg-shaped sweets are sugared almonds or Perlini and not a premature Easter recipe. We are approaching carnival week on the island in a few days.

As we sit at my favorite cafe in the sun ordering a second espresso, I ask Nigel our friendly waiter to watch out for another table so that we could follow the sun. Within a few minutes we are approached by two gentleman who overhear me and recognize my friend. They insist on giving up their table for her so that we can make the most of the sunshine … this is how popular she is on the island… popular and well-loved. So we sit in the warmth for the…

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