the start of a succulent garden i’m helping my mom with in her backyard. i can’t wait to see what the final result will look like!
today i made these delicious biscuits from breakfast lunch tea, the rose bakery cookbook; which happens to be my favorite bakery in paris. these were inspired by austrian star biscuits, which are popular around christmastime. Makes 40-50 biscuits 4 egg whites 450 g (4 1/2 cups) confectioner’s sugar juice of ½ lemon and grated zest of 1 lemon 320 g (3 1/3 cups) ground almonds 100 g (1/2 cup) finely chopped mixed peel – candied citrus peel 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon unsalted butter, for greasing First make the meringue. Beat the egg whites until they form stiff peaks, then, very gradually, add the sugar. When the mixture is very stiff, beat in the lemon juice. Set aside 200 g (6 ounces) of the meringue…
in preparation for dorm life, i bought these sleeves called ‘disc sox‘ for my many dvds and put them in white boxes from ikea. the boxes hold 15 traditional hard dvd cases, but with these new ones, i can fit around 60!
my mom and i picked all the french lavender from our backyard yesterday. we put the best looking ones in a vase, but the rest we plan on making into little satchels.
typewriters from three potato four clip from the 1970 film bombay talkie the song was also featured in wes anderson’s the darjeeling limited
my order from three potato four arrived today! my favorite item is definitely the ‘nerd’ blocks. haha :D more photos soon!