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#255237 - 01/08/13 07:04 PM Re: Bannock Recipes [Re: JerryFountain]
K9medic Offline
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Ooooook you would put gravy on a McVities Hobnob http://www.mcvities.co.uk/product/hobnobs shocked

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#255238 - 01/08/13 07:24 PM Re: Bannock Recipes [Re: bacpacjac]
JerryFountain Offline
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K9medic,

Sorry, another of those language problems. A biscuit in America is a baking soda leavened bread baked in the oven. Similar to these other things we are talking about (Bannock, etc.). Those things you call biscuits we call cookies. Now I understand the problem. NOOOO I would not put gravy on a Hobnob.

The best,

Jerry

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#255239 - 01/08/13 07:36 PM Re: Bannock Recipes [Re: JerryFountain]
barbarian Offline
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Registered: 01/18/12
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Quote:
Sorry, another of those language problems. A biscuit in America is a baking soda leavened bread baked in the oven. Similar to these other things we are talking about (Bannock, etc.). Those things you call biscuits we call cookies. Now I understand the problem. NOOOO I would not put gravy on a Hobnob.


Both hilarious and true.

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#255240 - 01/08/13 07:39 PM Re: Bannock Recipes [Re: JerryFountain]
K9medic Offline
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Ok it looks like Biscuit (USA) = Scone (UK)

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#255241 - 01/08/13 07:48 PM Re: Bannock Recipes [Re: K9medic]
Denis Offline
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Originally Posted By: K9medic
Ok it looks like Biscuit (USA) = Scone (UK)

Possibly, but maybe not smile. Up here at least (Canada) scones have sugar while biscuits don't. A scone would be a stand-alone breakfast item, or something to have with your coffee or tea, while biscuits are usually had along with a meal (especially soup or stew).
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#255242 - 01/08/13 08:34 PM Re: Bannock Recipes [Re: Denis]
K9medic Offline
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Over here Scones can be sweet or savoury, depending what you add to them. Usualy we have them as afternoon tea though, not for breakfast.

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#255244 - 01/08/13 11:15 PM Re: Bannock Recipes [Re: bacpacjac]
chaosmagnet Offline
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Registered: 12/03/09
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We have scones in the US. They are in my experience identical to UK scones. They are most often a breakfast item here.

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#255248 - 01/09/13 02:30 AM Re: Bannock Recipes [Re: K9medic]
UTAlumnus Offline
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Registered: 03/08/03
Posts: 1004
Loc: East Tennessee near Bristol
Biscuit comparison

I whole heartedly agree about adding gravy. Its a waste of a good biscuit. Much better to split a hot one & add butter.

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#255269 - 01/09/13 05:02 PM Re: Bannock Recipes [Re: bacpacjac]
JPickett Offline
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Registered: 08/03/12
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Loc: Missouri
UTAlumnus, The only biscuit wasted is a biscuit uneaten.
I have biscuits with sausage gravy. Heaven on earth.
Though if I have too many I'll be in heaven for real.

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#255271 - 01/09/13 05:45 PM Re: Bannock Recipes [Re: bacpacjac]
JerryFountain Offline
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JPickett,

Yes indeed!!!

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