I first tasted these on holiday in the Alps, where they were served with glasses of chilled Champagne. The biscuits were just the most perfect, salty, savoury contrast to the light fruity flavour of t (Cheese Crackers)
Mary Berry's Victorian Christmas cake recipe: not a fan of the dark, dense Christmas cakes covered in icing? Mary Berry's Victorian version is lighter in texture and gorgeously decorated with nuts and dried fruits.
Traditional Irish Soda Bread does not have raisins or sugar; it was basic bread that the peasants ate with every meal. The bread with the raisins and sugar is dessert bread reserved for special occasions and it is called "Spotted Dog" irish-stuff