Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Anise Rusks


I made our favorite rusks first.  Then yesterday I made a batch of anise rusks - they're only okay in my opinion, and I still love the almond, vanilla and cinnamon ones best. 

But rusks themselves are fabulous and so perfect with a hot cup of something.  Don't we need a hot cuppa every day in winter?

I was happily scrabbling in my fabric and patterns the other day, thinking of summer dresses.  Summer!  I love the thought.

8 comments:

Eva Girl said...

I confess, I have no idea what rusks are! I'll have to keep my eyes out for them now...I've been making scones and cheese danish to go with our hot drinks ; )

Sarah Barry said...

I've been day dreaming of spring --- because it feels like spring down here.

I've never had a rusk.

Sew Blessed Maw said...

I too am dreaming of summer dresses.And spring flowers..
what is rusks?

Margo said...

Sew Blessed Maw, rusks are like biscotti. They're basically biscuits which are baked until they're hard and dry - perfect for dunking. Follow the link in the first sentence for more details - the recipe is there too.

Christian @ Modobject at Home said...

I dread summer... the heat, humidity, and bugs... it's not my favorite time of year, although I love having the kids at home and going to the pool.

Why is it that I don't like anise?

BLD in MT said...

Its been so unseasonably nice here it is hard NOT to think of summer!

Naomi Weaver said...

Your rusks are so delicious, Margo. Did you make these in a more "dunkable" shape? as opposed to the wider wedge? Mom

Margo said...

Mama, yes! You can have one (or more) tonight.

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