Lona is back in her kitchen baking and she’s shared with us a little treat of Carol Field’s Anise biscuits from this months book The Italian Baker. Make sure you check out the post.
Happy reading and Happy Eating,
I’ve been through The Cookbook Guru‘s book of choice for July and August, The Italian Baker by Carol Field, and put in little pieces of paper to bookmark all the recipes I want to try. The hard part is trying to figure out where to start.
I’ll definitely be making some of the wonderful breads and trying out the Biga (Starter Dough), but last night I felt like baking some biscuits.
These biscuits are wonderful.
They’re very much like Savoiardi biscuits. So light and crispy with a hint of aniseed.
They’re also very easy to make too. Perfect with a hot cup of tea or coffee. Hard to stop at one….
180g castor sugar
5g vanilla extract
grated zest of 1/2 lemon
200g plain flour
pinch of salt
3g baking powder
5-8g aniseed, crushed
Whisk the eggs and sugar together until very thick, about 8-10…
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