Tag: biscuits

Scottish shortbread or Petticoat tails

Scottish shortbread, or petticoat tails as it is also known, is a delicious buttery treat that is very easy to make. It can be bought in tartan tins at Christmas time, but why not make it yourself? It is a lovely gift to give a friend or to have on […]

 

Anzac biscuits

  Both Australia and New Zealand share the tradition of Anzac biscuits. During World War 1 the women left at home made biscuits to send to the soldiers overseas. These were called soldiers’ biscuits at first, but became known as Anzac biscuits after the Gallipoli landing in 1915. Anzac biscuit […]

 

Miella (Honey and almond squares)

The recipe this time is for another almond treat following the recently posted French almond cake. Miella are dainty little honey and almond squares or biscuits that are perfect to serve with coffee or for afternoon tea. They are a little bit crunchy and very yummy and it’s hard to […]

 

Cheese biscuits

These tasty little cheese biscuits are very more-ish and I have to hide them not only from my family but also from myself. The recipe was originally given to my mother by an old family friend, Rene Merrifield, more than 60 years ago. We have these biscuits every year at […]