Millionare’s Shortbread

Food, Sweets

4th May 2019

funny what I can come up with, when I’m peckish


Sandwiched together
hot off the confectioners table
oblong biscuits of loveliness
rippled with caramel and chocolate
taken usually with a nice cup of tea
crafted by an artisan
and served up as part of an afternoon lunch
keeping watch, children with a sweet tooth
expecting a piece of this dessert after the sandwiches

Digestive

Food, Poetry

Definitely something to go with cheese

In a salad, with tomato and cucumber

Goes great in a picnic or lunch box

Even nicer when covered in dark chocolate

Some say, it’s the daddy of all biscuits

To others, the rich tea aficionados

Its a worthy opponent

Versatile whether with a hot drink, or on a meal plate or

Even in a pudding (like on a cheesecake base)

A Case of Missing Hobnobs

Food, Photography

For other residents of the world, before I begin the tale of this unusual case, I must explain (Briefly) what Hobnobs are

They are a very yummy kind of biscuit produced in the UK, made out of rolled oats, a bit of wheat and (most importantly) Honey and Brown Sugar.

They are Easily identified by their Orange Label…

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I’d been taking photos of them as part of my Photography session at BASIC, and had them set up in the image….

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Evidence – “Someone” has been at them !!!

I Go away for a cup of tea….and

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They’ve Gone!!!! – Now’t left but crumbs!

(:)) Don’t know where they went 🙂

A Tale of a Biscuit Tin

Chocolate, Christmas, Easter, Food, Holidays, Treats

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Ready, Set, Done!.”

In my room, on the top of a cupboard by my writing desk, lives a relatively old biscuit tin.  Its Metallic red in colour and has the main characters of the Winnie-the-Pooh stories on it.

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There’s Winnie-the-pooh (or as I like to call him ‘Pooh Bear’), his small friend Piglet, His not so gloomy friend – Eeyore the donkey and his Bouncy friend, Tigger.  The outside rim of the tin has pictures associated with the Hundred Acre Wood where they live in the stories, namely bees and their hives and butterflies.

At the moment – the tin isn’t being used for anything sweet…more to hold the device used to buy something sweet,  Odd stray coppers, and silver coins liberally adorn the gold coloured base of the tin.  At Christmas, the coins will vacate to be used for the next occupants – namely bags of fudge or sweets and later, biscuits – which will be the ones made for the tree itself – made of shortbread and tasting of vanilla honey or chocolate (Pooh Bear would appreciate that a lot)

After Christmas, the biscuits will be long gone – so with the coins away at the bank and the tin lying empty – Honey Cakes will be a perfect replacement (with Easter around the corner), as will the various flavours of fudge which appear around my birthday time.  My Favourite Flavour – Chocolate, but I’ve had everything from Strawberry to Coconut fudge in that tin…and everytime I’ve opened it for a treat there’s always been a little someone pop their head round the kitchen door to see what’s inside it.