Fun facts about bis­cuits/cook­ies

The Star Malaysia - Star2 - - Family - Source: www.foxs-bis­­er­bis­cu­ity-things/facts

> Bis­cuit means twice cooked.

> The orig­i­nal spell­ing for bis­cuit is “bisket”.

> Most of the fa­mous va­ri­ety of bis­cuits were in­vented dur­ing the 19th cen­tury. > The ear­li­est bis­cuit recipe was cre­ated by a Ro­man chef. It was eaten with honey and pep­per.

> In the Nether­lands, the birth of a baby is cel­e­brated with a “beschuit met muis­jes” (bis­cuit with sprin­kles).

> Plac­ing a slice of bread in a bis­cuit tin can keep bis­cuits fresher.

> Bri­tain’s Queen El­iz­a­beth II starts her day with a cup of tea, along­side a plate of bis­cuits for her dogs.

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