Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Anzac Biscuits in honour of ANZAC Day

In honour of ANZAC day I share with you the basic Edmonds Cookbook recipe for Anzac biscuits (cookies).  I hope you give them a go.


1/2 cup Standard Flour
1/3 cup sugar
2/3 cup coconut
3/4 cup rolled oats
50g butter
1 tablespoon golden syrup
1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
2 tablespoons boiling water


Preheat oven to 180°C.
Mix together flour, sugar, coconut and rolled oats.
Melt butter and golden syrup.
Dissolve baking soda in the boiling water and add to butter and golden syrup.
Stir butter mixture into the dry ingredients.
Place level tablespoonfuls of mixture onto cold greased trays.
Bake about 15 minutes or until golden.

Makes 20.

Monday, 24 April 2017

I think this should go onto the Commonplace Board, don't you?

Quiz for April

This month's quiz is about Pop Music and Movies.

As always, you can check the answers by highlighting the line under the question.  How well did you do?

1             In which decade did the Bee Gees have their first hit?

2             Who was the female member of Blondie?
                Debbie Harry

3             Which is the only song to be a big hit four times, all with different performers?
                Unchained Melody
4             What is Cliff Richard's real name?
                Harry Webb

5             What was Elvis Presley's middle name?
6             In which decade was Star Wars first released?

7             Which Apollo mission was the subject of a movie starring Tom Hanks?
8             Which movie did the song Fame come from?
                Fame, duh!

9             Which actor succeeded Timothy Dalton as James Bond?
                Pierce Brosnan

10          Which actor won an Oscar as director of Dances With Wolves?
                Kevin Costner