What happens when a crumb becomes a trail and that trail leaves you feeling empty and lost? Remember Hansel and Gretel? In brief, a Mother most horrid abandons her two children in the dark woods, the children with no stones to guide them home, throw crumbs instead! And crumbs! The crumbs get eaten. The Candy covered oasis in the middle of the woods beckons, where they’re tricked by a wicked witch (you guessed right, the Mother!) and of course good conquers evil, aurevoir Maman, and they live happily ever after. Returning to their father, they live off the Witches wealth! Poor Mother, she could have done with a cup of chamomile tea and a good heart to heart!!
The moral of the story – don’t rely on crumbs, or perhaps things that look nice don’t always nourish, in both company and food. Either way, it makes for a colourful and thought provoking fable. Hunger comes in many different guises, and when balance and hunger meet, satisfaction follows suit. When cravings guide, balance falls flat and an endless maze ensues.
You’ll find calm baking these, they’re best accompanied by a lovely cup of your favourite tea, and a dear friend. Turmeric gives these joys a beautiful bright colour and pleasant after taste, also with its antiviral properties, lightly laced together with antibacterial cinnamon, they’ll help keep colds at bay.
Special tip – Invest in a timer, woe betide all that effort goes to waste, many the time I’ve seen the change from golden crunch to burnt out rock 😉
When I bake a biscuit I choose the best ingredients that I can find, and enjoy sharing them with lovely friends. Modern life may sometimes leave us frazzled, so get out your apron and find harmony in your kitchen, a place of wonder, whoever is lucky enough to share it will be over the moon! Now there’s another story . . .