The Classic Cookie … three ways

My grandfather (Papa) always had his meals at the same time every day and morning and afternoon tea were always the same combination. A mug of coffee and two of “Papas Biscuits”.
This recipe is a wonderful biscuit basic. You can add any filling or flavour to fancy it up a bit. I enjoy dividing the final mixture into three parts to create three different flavour variations.

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Make It A Fancy Dress Christmas

A few years ago my family began this crazy tradition of fancy dress for Christmas lunch and it worked a treat. After all it’s hard to argue with someone dressed as a pirate! Of course I go a little “all out” and create movie-poster style invites, theme up the table decoration and yes the music too. Our family christmas photos are a real (embarrassment) hoot.

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For the Love of Wecks Glass Jars

I was in Berlin last year and stayed at the very cool Casa Campers Hotel. A small boutique hotel in the heart of Berlin created by Campers shoe company founders. On the top floor is the private bar with views of the roof tops of Berlin. The free self serve cafe has 24 hour delicious sweet and savory meals and nibbles and smoothies in glass display cabinets. The small meals and cut fruit at the bottom of the cabinet were all in beautiful lidded glass jars. This was my fist encounter with WECKS jars. It was love at first sight and I wrote down the name of the brand in the hope of finding out more about them.

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