Edmonds Bournvita Biscuits ~ 1971 Cookbook Bournvita Biscuits. When I first mentioned them in the Edmonds cookbook Facebook group, the response was, “Wow”, “have not had them for years”, “can you still get Bournvita?” And there was the problem. I did not know if you could get it at all. According to Wikipedia, Bournvita was discontinued in the UK market in 2008. The drink was named by Cadbury, which was derived from Bournville, the model village which is theRead more
Category Archives: Biscuits
Belgian biscuits. One of my all favourite’s from the Edmonds cookbook, and I must confess that I am even a bit partial to the raw dough, there is something about the spicy taste. I remember as a child growing up in rural New Zealand and going to a function, there would always be Belgian biscuits on the table, I was so fascinated by the hundreds and thousands on them. My mum would never buy them, I do not remember whyRead more
Anzac biscuits, The first thing that pops into my head is soldiers. To be exact Australian, and New Zealand soldiers (ANZAC) receiving a tin of homemade biscuits. Can you imagine what they felt when they got that tin and opened up a touch of home, a touch of love. Must have been so comforting.Read more
I cooked mine in a wood fired stove, the back corner is always a tad hotter than the front, hence the different colour. Results will vary from stove to stove.
What I like is that the recipes are easy and non-complicated to make. You can do them with just a bowl and wooden spoon if you want to.Read more
The book I learned to cook from. 1971 Edmonds Cookery Book (New Zealand) Challenge. The aim is to cook a recipe every week from the cakes and biscuits section of the book. Time permitting of course. Please see my introductory video. Why do a challenge like this? Nostalgia, good basic skills are taught. Great food that needs to be shared. Just plain old fun. This is the book that I learned to cook from was a 1971 cook book, andRead more