Basic Biscuits. The humble biscuit, the thing you dunk into a cuppa. Now I must admit I stuffed up this week. I had in my head that the 1971 Edmonds cookbook had this recipe in it. But it does not. Why I picked up my 1992 copy, I will never know. A habit I think. I have been picking it up for years. And this version of the Edmonds never ever gets put away. And since I had gone toRead more
Category Archives: Edmonds Cook-book
Week 5, the next recipe installment of trying to make and photograph a recipe from my 1971 Edmonds cookbook. I am finding it a struggle to keep up with the challenge of doing one every week. But when I do it is worth the wait. We are now up to the Bs; I have noticed that the cooked do vary from year to as recipes they have in them. I have four, and have compared how different each section is.Read more
Week 4, the next recipe installment of trying to make and photograph a recipe from my 1971 Edmonds cookbook. I am finding it a struggle to keep up with the challenge of doing one every week. But when I do it is worth the wait. Apple Shortcake is an old favorite. When I was a kid, we always used home grown apples. I used apples from my tree for this blog. I found the pastry a little hard to rollRead 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