1. Today we associate love with the heart, but this wasn’t always the case. In medieval times, which internal organ was believed to cause love? a. The brain, b. The spleen, c. The liver or d. The pancreas. 2. "The Power of Love" was a top 20 hit for which of the following? a. Jennifer Rush, b. Meat Loaf, c. T-Rex or d. Jon Bon Jovi. 3. Which Roman god was either depicted as a plump cherub with a bow and arrow, or as a handsome teenager? a. Venus, b. Cupid, c. Aphrodite or d. Eros. 4. Who is the first poet known to have written "Roses are red, violets are blue"? a. William Shakespeare, b. Edmund Spenser, c. John Keats or d. Lord Byron. 5. Which one of these can you NOT hire as a wedding venue? a. The Empire State building, b. Juliet's balcony in Verona, c. Windsor Castle or d. Edinburgh Castle.
Hearts Ingredients 250g butter, softened One half tsp vanilla bean extract One third cup caster sugar 2 and a quarter cups flour One quarter cup rice flour 225g Cadbury Milk Chocolate Melts Milk Shortbread
1. Cream the butter, vanilla and sugar until light and fluffy, then stir in sifted flours to make a soft dough. Roll between 2 pieces of baking paper to 3mm thickness then chill for 15 minutes or until firm. 2. Cut heart shapes with a 7- 8cm cutter, and a smaller 2cm cutter for the centre. Reroll the dough gently to make more biscuits. Place on greased trays and bake in a moderately slow oven 150°C for 25 minutes or until pale golden. Cool on a wire rack for 5 minutes before lifting off onto rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container until required. 3. Place the biscuits on baking paper lined trays. Melt 2/3 of the chocolate very gently in a glass bowl over simmering water. Remove from the heat then stir in the remaining chocolate until smooth and melted. Spoon the melted chocolate into a piping bag then pipe into the centre of each biscuit. Allow the chocolate to set at room temperature then store in an airtight container until required. Serves: 24
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