Oor Wullie Bucket Trail – Biscuit Break Wullie

Oor Wullie Bucket Trail – Biscuit Break Wullie

Dundee will always have a special place in my heart.  One of the cool things that I noticed about Dundee when I moved there to study at DJCAD way back in 2003, was the public art that inhabits the city centre. It’s primarily bronze, with little nods to Dundee’s cultural history & achievements with a wee bit of fun on…

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Recipe: Nikki’s Unicorn Shortbread

Recipe: Nikki’s Unicorn Shortbread

I baked these magical little biscuits for a friend visiting last week. They’re super easy to make and quick enough to pop in the oven an hour before your pals knock the door. I made the dough the night before- which took me about 15 minutes- and then popped it in the fridge ready to freshly bake in the morning….

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#BiscuitWedding

#BiscuitWedding

It’s no secret that I’ve probably been neglecting my blog a bit lately (my last update was in February!) and I thought it was about time that I shared the reason why. In a month’s time, we’re getting married! Mr Biscuit proposed to me back in August last year, and we decided to jump in and start organising our wedding for…

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Learning to make Tortellino in Bologna, Italy

Foodie Fun in Bologna – Pasta School!

    We had an early start for our second day of fun in Bologna. Opening the shutters to let in the cool morning air, we got dressed for the slightly cooler (weather-wise) day ahead and left our room to grab some breakfast. The morning spread at Hotel Touring was just what I needed to set me up for the…

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Foodie Fun in Bologna – Blue Skies & Gelato

Foodie Fun in Bologna – Blue Skies & Gelato

After visiting Italy for the first time last Autumn, I knew that I had to return. When the Hotel Touring, a small family run hotel in Bologna asked Kat Molesworth (of Blogtacular fame) and I if we would like to visit them in Italy’s foodie capital- I didn’t think twice! Flights from London to Bologna are quite frequent and fairly inexpensive…

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Custard Cream Biscuit Freakshake by Nikki McWilliams

Biscuit Freakshakes

Inspired by Australian cafe, Pâtissez‘s totally awesome and rather monstrous milkshakes (quite aptly nicknamed, “Freakshakes” which we’ll be calling them from now) we had a go at making our own. There’s nothing we like more than getting creative with our favourite biscuits- especially when the results are edible! We invented 3 varieties- the first (pictured above and below) is our Custard…

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2016 Seconds Sale

2016 Seconds Sale

Clear a space on your sofa and set your alarm for 7am on Friday the 29th of January: our legendary seconds sale is happening! We have the highest production standards- which means that sometimes there are products that don’t make the final cut. Printing onto fabric can be a tricky business- and every now and then we spot tiny imperfections in our…

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2015 Highlights

2015 Highlights

Every year (stretching right back to 2011) I’ve taken the time to look back on the year that’s coming to an end- with a run down of my personal highlights. The image above is from 2015bestnine.com– a nifty wee site that collates your most popular instagram photos from throughout the year. For me, 2015 has been colourful and filled with…

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DIY Kinder Slices

DIY Kinder Slices

We’re starting to wind down after a busy festive season here at Biscuit HQ- we’re still packing and posting orders (right up until December 22nd!) but I took some time out last night to bake us some treats to keep us going.  A long time ago now (I must have been a little girl!) you could buy these cake & milk…

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DIY Tunnocks Teacake Festive Wreath

DIY Tunnocks Teacake Festive Wreath

I posted an instagram of this year’s Tunnocks inspired festive DIY yesterday (last year’s Teacake Christmas Puddings are still one of my most popular pins EVER!)- and I wanted to share a few pointers on how I made my festive Tunnocks Teacake Wreath. This is the first living wreath that I’ve attempted to make- and It was much less tricky…

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Christmas 2015 Last Order Dates

Christmas 2015 Last Order Dates

It’s that time of year again! Things are getting seriously festive here at Biscuit HQ– we’ve got a batch of gingerbread in the oven and our winter favourite cinnamon Chai is brewing in the kitchen. To make sure that you’ve got all of the info you need to plan your Christmas shopping– we’ve made a note of the worldwide last…

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Our Biscuit Cruise – Part 2

Our Biscuit Cruise – Part 2

Thanks to everyone who got in touch via social media about Part 1 of my Thomson Holidays #BiscuitCruise post- I’m so glad you enjoyed reading about our adventures! In the second installment of our journey we sailed from Naples onto Citavecchia (for Rome), the little town of Ajaccio on the French Island of Corsica and lastly to Palamos in mainland Spain….

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