Abernethy biscuit

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Abernethy biscuit
Place o oreeginUnitit Kinrick
Creautit biJohn Abernethy
Main ingredientsHaurdtack, succar, carvie seeds
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The Abernethy biscuit wis foremaist makkit by doctor John Abernethy[1] in the 18t yearhunner[2] fur tae impruive disgeestion[3] an syne helpin halth.[4] Ithir doctors hid makit disgeestion biscuits (Bath Oliver, Graham Cracker).[5]

The Abernethy biscuit wis a fauvourit o William Gladstone[6] an is in the Dicken's buik The Pickwick Papers, whan a Mr Solomon Pell is (in Inglis) "regaling himself,...., with a cold collation of an Abernethy biscuit and a saveloy."[7] It is the king's disguise in a lesser kent comic opera by W.S.Gilbert, Princess Toto.[8]

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  1. Davidson, Alan (2006). The Oxford companion to food. Tom Jaine (2nd ed ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press. p. 78. ISBN 0-19-280681-5. OCLC 70775741.CS1 maint: extra text (link)
  2. Laura Halpin Rinsky; Glenn Rinsky (2009). The Pastry Chef's Companion: A Comprehensive Resource Guide for the Baking and Pastry Professional. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons. pp. 1. ISBN 0-470-00955-1. OCLC 173182689.
  3. "Foods of England - Abernethy Biscuits". www.foodsofengland.co.uk. Retrieved 15 November 2022.
  4. Montagné, Prosper; Turgeon, Charlotte; Froud, Nina (1961). Larousse gastronomique; the encyclopedia of food, wine & cookery. Internet Archive. New York, Crown Publishers. ISBN 978-0-517-50333-1.
  5. Foodie, The Old. "The Surgeon's Biscuit" (in Inglis). Retrieved 15 November 2022.
  6. Russell, George William Erskine (1907). "Seeing and Hearing". www.gutenberg.org. p. 169. Archived frae the original on 29 December 2020. Retrieved 15 November 2022.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  7. Dickens, Charles (1836). The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. p. 774.
  8. Gilbert, W.S. (1876). "Princess Toto" (PDF). GS Archive. Archived frae the original on 7 October 2021. Retrieved 15 November 2022.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)