Charlie sometimes talks about the lunches he had on the road when stationed in Germany. This was something like one of those, and I agree that it was refreshing and satisfying. If everything had been local and fresh, it would have been stellar.
That’s salami, Swiss cheese, Cheddar cheese, tomatoes from our garden, and Asiago cheese bread. Just right, on a hot day. We found it an elegant sufficiency.
A WRITING PROMPT FOR YOU: What would your main character consider a refreshing meal on a hot day? Those of you who write vampires, isn’t hot blood a little overwhelming in late July, or do your vampires not feel the heat?