Not the Alex Haley sort, nor drum and base, these roots are thick, mahogany hued, coconut ice white inside, prolific.
The Sumac is a lovely tree in autumn, fiery leaves lighting up the world. It is an interesting flavour in a tagine, piqant and exotic.
But the roots! Well, I spent four hours with a pickaxe excavating these roots from my veg patch. I picked off all the tiny chips, the Sumac does not die easily.
The hole is done.
The dog buried.
Now I go in to lamb tagine and D&B, later I will read a book about Roots.
D.M. over 5 years ago
it is never easy to bury a dog. The way you reveal the purpose of the digging near the end is masterful.
Neville Hunt about 5 years ago
I can feel the effort, Sarah! I must research Sumac for my next tagine. I wonder where one would source it. A lovely drabble.
Sarah Carellian about 5 years ago
Neville - Sumac - Waitrose
shaun almost 5 years ago
Brilliant! I love the kick out at such an unexpected angle at the end. Really great. MORE!!