‘S’ Biscuits from Burano

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Hi everybody.. me again!

This week, I’m blogging about these little beauties! Chocolate dipped ‘S’ Biscuits or as the Italians say Bussola Buranello.. Try pronouncing that! If you get it right, I imagine it sounds very sexy with lots of rrrolling ‘r’s, but the way I’m saying it at the moment, it sounds a bit like a disease… I tried. So.. these are very simple biscuits which are from Italy. A little bit of history for you, Burano is an island in Venice, famous for it’s brightly coloured houses and hand-crafted lace. At the time, when these biscuits were first introduced, men used to go off on long fishing or sailing trips and so their lovely ladies would bake these biscuits which lasted a long time and were perfect for an afternoon snack! Read more

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BAKES/DISHES OF 2014

Here is a round-up of everything I’ve made in 2014! I thought I would do this 1) so you could enjoy looking at some things which haven’t featured on the blog and 2) so you can see my progression and improvement and baking and photography!

Enjoy xxx

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Vanilla Shortbread (the best melt-in-the-mouth shortbread ever!)

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