Tuesday, August 16, 2016

California living

For me, year-round beautiful weather, eating off the land, and outdoor living is the epitome of California living. Al fresco dining is part of California outdoor living. This is the place where we enjoy many meals overlooking the garden. Whatever is growing in the garden becomes a centerpiece for the table. If you have read my previous posts, you know that I am drowning in tomatoes, so those tomatoes became part of my tablescape. Enjoy!

Purple beans, multi-colored cherry tomatoes, Thai basil, oh my! Who needs flowers when you have produce to create a centerpiece like this.

For more memorable centerpieces, tablescapes, and recipes (including vegetarian, gluten free and vegan recipes),please check out my books, Entertaining From an Ethnic Indian Kitchen and Trader Joe's Simply Indian at my website komalinunna.com.

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  1. What a simple and beautiful centerpiece!

  2. I love how the garden bounty takes center stage - and the colors are amazing. Really lovely!

  3. So stunning photos you shared of California lifestyle.
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  4. Your centerpiece is stunning! So artistic!