GLORY of spring Wisteria
A new daylilie border planted out; ready to grow;
In spring Kalanchoe tomentosa makes 50cm long flower stalks crowned with gorgeous bells, felt like in a dark red-brown colour. It is quite an odd colour for the flowers as the plant is gray with dark brown stitching around the leaves.
The fresh fronds of a native Maidenhair;
The lovely soft flowers of Azalea "Mrs. Bolton" heralding spring;
and this Dendrobium Orchid as well;
Believe it or not:
If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome. Meditation divine and Moral, 1664
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200 g butter
125 g Icing sugar
1 egg white
1 teasp. Lemon juice
1 pinch salt
350 g flour
Method: whip butter and icing sugar until fluffy; add all ingredients and knead to a dough; let the dough rest in a cool place for 30 min.. Roll out dough approx. 3-4 mm thick. Cut out rounds with a cookie cutter;
In one half cut one to 3 holes with a tiny cookie cutter.
Bake 200 C 8-10 minutes.
Filling; the best raspberry jam ; spread over the bottom half, place the one with the hole on top and sift generously icing sugar over the finished cookies.
If possible use all organic ingredients.
They are very “morish“!