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Last week I bought a new (to me) GF baking book. Nosh: Gluten-free Baking by Joy May. It was published in 2015.
Lots of interesting recipes for the gluten/wheat intolerant. One of which was for Muesli Cookies (biscuits). Continue reading
It would be more precise to say that I have a spindle bush – or even partial hedge at the front of the garden. This shrub leans over the front wall and jostles for position with a variegated privet.
Its botanical name, Euonymus is from the Greek, ‘eu’, meaning ‘good’ and ‘onama’, meaning ‘name’. This is said to have meant ‘lucky’. Though in some areas, it was also thought that if the spindle flowered early, an outbreak of the plague was likely.
European spindle can eventually grow 20 feet wide tall and wide, though it is often seen smaller. They grow well in chalky soils and will tolerate drought as well as shade, so a good all rounder. Continue reading