"Shajrat al-Jerereng" (Greengage
tree) exhibited another of Adonis' musical fortes, teasing and arousing its listeners before finally reaching its climax.
When I was an old man it was enough that one greengage
in a hundred reminded me of that.
In the end, her death was painless and quick.'' Tom Stoppard, the playwright and screenwriter, said: "I remember back in 1961 when I was a young journalist, I interviewed her for a magazine for her film The Greengage
Summer, and I still remember how completely charmed I was.
Best riding performance Scobie Breasley (1965) The Australian demonstrated his trademark waiting tactics to perfection on Greengage
when getting up to beat 1,000 Guineas winner Night Off by a short head
That is certainly so in this "ideal for summer" example (light in texture and alcohol) with its apple and greengage
fruit, lively lime acidity and hints of peach.
On the riverside there is an orchard with two plum trees, a pear, greengage
and apple tree."
Reader Ron Griffin planted two dwarf greengage
bushes a year ago which have grown well.
It leads down to a wild meadow with a variety of fruit trees, including apple, pear, greengage
ACROSS 1 Musical; 5 Grasp; 9 Retsina; 10 Samurai; 11 Plankton; 12 At ease; 15 Greengage
; 16 Lathe; 17 Uncle; 19 Marinades; 21 Lean-to; 22 Ice-skate; 25 Improve; 27 Apostle; 28 Gorge; 29 Fanatic.
Rhyngoch chi a fi, doeddwn i'n hidio dim am y Greengables na'r Stratford Green, felly mi gymrais rwbath yn canol o'r enw Greengage
(lle mae nhw'n cael yr enwau ma??)
This one, actually from Languedoc, exhibits balanced, soft, greengage
and melon fruitembellished with minty depth but attractive ripeness too.
For the cake: 10 ripe greengages
25g unrefined golden caster sugar A little fresh lemon juice 75g unsalted butter, softened 250g unrefined golden caster sugar 2 medium free-range eggs, separated 125ml milk 370g plain flour 2tsp baking powder A pinch of Maldon salt For the greengage
compote: 6 greengages
A little unrefined golden caster sugar A splash of fresh lemon juice Extras: 1 x 8" cake tin 1 small tub clotted cream A little butter, for lining the tin Method: First, lightly butter and flour the cake tin and line with a disc of baking parchment.