[TAG] Work In Progress
sluggoster at gmail.com
Thu Nov 10 00:23:41 MSK 2005
On 11/9/05, Jimmy O'Regan <jimregan at o2.ie> wrote:
> Mike Orr wrote:
> > On 11/9/05, Jimmy O'Regan <jimregan at o2.ie> wrote:
> >>Um... 'biscuit'? With gravy? Care to describe that? (I'm pretty sure
> >>you're not talking about the kinds of biscuits we get, though digestive
> >>biscuits *do* go well with a good cheddar).
> > American biscuits are globs of dough.
> > http://static.flickr.com/2/1391594_15a763a08e.jpg
> > http://www.hollyeats.com/images/South/Arcade-Biscuit.jpg
> Oh! Biscuit == scone, gotcha.
The scones here are sweeter than biscuits, and in a triangle shape.
> > Note to yanks: digestive biscuits are these small flat unleavened
> > things that pass for cookies in Europe. They make you go, "but a
> > cookie is supposed to be bigger and chewy!" They're sold in the US
> I take it you don't get ginger snaps, custard creams, Jaffa Cakes,
> Hobnobs, etc.? :)
Ginger snaps, yes. But fresh ginger snaps are softer than digestive
cookies. The others I haven't heard of.
Mike Orr <sluggoster at gmail.com> or <mso at oz.net>
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