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sweet biscuit


Biscuits in French are dry little cakes, but unlike a biscotte, they no longer have to be twice baked to be a ‘biscuit’, but they need to have some crunch.

What an American would call a ‘cookie’ is a biscuit in French, but only chocolate chip cookies are ‘cookie’ in French (don’t ask me why!). Shortbread cookies are sablés.

Sweet stuff

Text © Dana Facaros

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