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The best biscuit ever?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Drd, Apr 29, 2005.

  1. Drd

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    I've not relly got that sweet a tooth but I have to admit to a soft spot for a good biscuit.In things that make you go aaaaarrrggghh I've just commented on my Abernethy breaking while I was dunking it,and it got me thinking.What is the best biscuit?I think I'll have to suggest 2 classes of biscuits here,dunkers and non-dunkers.Us aficionados appreciate there is a distinct difference

    Non-dunkers-Sainsbury's choc chip shortbread has to be a favourite here,along with twix and a fresh mcvities chocolate digestive.In my childhood I remember an absolutely wonderful almond and honey cream by,I think,Huntley& Palmers,but sadly I haven't seen this for years.

    Dunkers-This section depends very much on your skill as a dunker.Most probably start with a rich tea,which is acceptable.Hob-nobs are for wimps,there's no skill required.Abernethy's on the other hand are a real handful and perfect wrist control is required to maintain suitable moisture content! My vote for the best biscuit of the moment though must go to M&S's new dunkers,chocolate coated finger shaped biscuits of perfect density for dunking that fit any mug.The only problem is,you need a second mortgage to buy them!
     
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    I'm in the non-dunkin biscuits camp. It's just plain wrong. All that mulch that ends up at the bottom of your cup, Bleaugh!!

    But that's just my opinion.

    As for actual biccies themselves I love Boasters. Choc and nuts in the same biscuit. Yummy.

    Although I bought my wife some Green & Blacks choc coated biscuits as a prezzie and they were pretty good too.

    But TBH pretty much any sort of biscuit is good, except rich tea which are just too bland.


    Chris
     
  3. CooperUK

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    Chocolate Hob-Nob is my No. 1 biscuit.

    Can't have any though - I'm trying to lose weight :(
     
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    I'm with CooperUK on this one, Chocolate Hob Nobs are the BEST ! :lesson:

    Don't care whether there is no skill in dunking, they are there to be eaten avec ou sans a hot beverage.

    Richie.
     
  5. Kopite4Ever

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    caramel digestives mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm not really a dunker though its just wrong to have things floating in your tea
     
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    Home made shortbread, straight out the oven...
     
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    choc orange digestives
     
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    I do remember at school, we used to say the best things in life were sex and chocolate hob nobs.

    Although not togther.
     
  9. Gary D

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    plain chocolate digestives!!! the god of biscuits.

    or those posh ones that M&S do at christmas -but they could open the whole biscuit/cake debate which i seem to remember almost turned to fisty cuffs last time :D

    Gary
     
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    Has to be plain digestive for dunking or custard creams for not dunking.

    I always thought hob-nob was something Jamie Oliver got when he was the Naked Chef :)
     
  11. FruitBat

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    All biscuits for dunking. You have to be damn quick with some of them though.
    All butter crunch.
    Liebnitz orange chocolate.
     
  12. Bristol Pete

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    I concur.

    Pete.
     
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    HOBNOB the greatest biscuit ever.
     
  14. FruitBat

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    Can you still get hobnob bars?
    They were rectangular hobnobs with cream in between, all coated in chocolate.
     
  15. Garrett

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    Dunkers, Coffee Break the thin ones with a a representation of a coffee cup on them. You have to time them right as the soften too quickly and drop in you drink if you time it wrong. Probably better dunking in milk than a hot drink.



    No Dunkers, Chocolate digestives are or any other with chocolate on I like the chocolate ones covering ginger bisects or with mint or orange cream and it has to be plain chocolate.
     
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    Given that this is the AV forums can I suggest:

    Seabiscuit
     
  17. Drd

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    I forgot 'Flips',can't remember who makes them,but its a good job there're only about 6 in a pack I'd end up with a 40" waistline!Definitely not for dunking though.
     
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    Though I normally detest most things american, I have a soft spot for Oreos :)
     
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    Malted milk or plain digestives for me.
     
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    I have to go for Bourbon Biscuits. Just the best all rounder IMHO. Lovely on their own or great for dunkin!!! After that I think if you want them to fill you up then you have to got for Hobnobs!
     
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    Come on guys.

    It has to be the classic Tuc biscuit.

    Closely followed by Ritz.
     
  22. Drd

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    Thats a bit cheesy :D
     
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    All Butter Thins for me...so thin but so delicious!
     
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    I have little choice. No chocolate covered goodness for diabetics like me.... :thumbsdow

    Otherwise it would have to be Jaffa Cakes.

    (Cue big argument on whether they are biscuits or cakes. All I'll point out is that you always find them on the aisle with all the other biscuits).
     
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    All of the above :D No one has named one that I don't like yet!

    Modern ish ones would have to be Jaffa Cakes, and hobnobs for dunkin.

    Custard Creams bring back great memories as my gran always used to have them....along with those little iced gems, remember those? Not biscuits I know but still nice.

    Acutally I can't do Garbaldi...or anything with raisins, currants etc. Rabbit droppings as far as I'm concerned. Horrible :thumbsdow
     
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    Jammy dodgers,nuff said.:smashin:
     
  27. Drd

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    Sorry to hear that Squiffy,must be torture at times.You'd think by now we could have developed a decent diabetic chocolate wouldn't you!
    Regards
    Ian
     
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    Actually there was a legal case about this and it was found to be cakes.
     
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    people must have too much time on their hands...a court case for a Jaffa Cake...what next, a study to find out why Cornflakes go all soggy when you pour milk on them?
     
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    Chocolate Gingers Mmmmmmmmmmmmm Yum Yum :thumbsup:

    Adrenochrome.
     

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