When I mention the word "biscuit", what do you envision? What comes to mind probably depends on where you live in the world. For many years, the only biscuit I ever knew was the kind you buttered or put jam or jelly on. (See the Wikipedia picture below) HaHaHa In Europe, a biscuit looks very different. As a matter of fact, in Europe a biscuit is hard and a cookie is soft. I've never been to Europe, but that is what I read. If I'm wrong (my European bloggie buddies), please correct me. I'm also interested in finding out, if Europeans have what we American's call biscuits and if so, what are they called? Hey! I don't know. So I'm asking. That's how you learn! :)
I'm mentioning all of this, because a couple of month's ago I came across the prettiest European biscuits and they don't look like either biscuit in the Wikipedia picture. HaHaHa A company called Biscuiteers makes them and they are truly exquisite! Extraordinary detail and precision goes into each cookie. Not only are their biscuits gorgeous, but the tins that they come in are too. They also make fabulous cakes. You should definitely take a look at their Facebook page, YouTube channel and Pinterest page.
Below are some of their Christmas and Hanukkah items. Aren't they cute? They also have products for other special occasions. The Paris tin is simply ah-mazing! I had to feature Biscuiteers on A Very Sweet Blog, because they are truly a sweet treat for the eyes.
Have you heard of or tried Biscuiteers? I bet they taste as good as they look? They ship worldwide!
Well guess what? They have a book, Biscuiteers Book of Iced Biscuits by Harriet Hastings & Sarah Moore, you can purchase, that showcases some of their designs, gives recipes, icing instructions and templates to make these pretty goodies.
I think it would be an exquisite gift for a person who loves to bake. Me? Well, I'm definitely not that advanced in the baking arena. HaHaHa I would simply be grateful for just one of their cookie...oops, I mean biscuit tins! :)
Have a delightfully and delicious day everybody!
Be good. Stay sweet.