Posts Tagged with: biscuits

Shrewsbury Biscuits

Posted in - Bake & Tea Time on October 24th 2015 0 Comments pic 38

‘Measure not my love by substance of it, which is brittle, but by the form of it which is circular.’
Lord Herbert of Cherbury, 1602
Renowned as biscuits eaten by country people, Shrewsbury biscuits were made with varying additions such as cinnamon, nutmeg and rosewater.  The essence is in the flour:butter ratio, ensuring their crispness.  If the …

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Florentines

Posted in - Bake & Puddings & Sweeties on February 16th 2015 0 Comments Florentines

I briefly gave cookery demonstrations in 2012 and  in searching for my Florentine recipe, found I had not put them on this blog.  So here they are.  As delicious as we all know they are but with a twist of roasted almonds.  This happened by a mistake because I meant to skin them, found that …

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