MERRY X-MAS!

Rain on the window No white Christmas – in sight But in the kitchen Instead of saffron buns and gingerbread … I have baked Italian nut and fruit cake. Panforte di Siena. Some Christmas spices … cinnamon, nutmeg, coriander and ginger. The worst thing I have done!Melted sugar and honey … which solidified and became … More MERRY X-MAS!

WAR IN THE GARDEN

Here comes a selection of recipes on homemade sprays (from a gardenbook): GRANDMOTHER’S RECIPE Against white flees/Aleyrodidae , aphids, Sucking insects… 3-4 hot chili peppers (or 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper) 1 large yellow onion 1 whole garlic 1 liter of water 1-2 tablespoons green soap Mix chili, onions and garlic with 1-2 dl of water. Place … More WAR IN THE GARDEN