Friday, April 25, 2014

ANZAC Day 2014

ANZAC Day. Let us reflect and remember. Wherever we live, whatever we do, ANZAC Day has significance for all of us.

Every day we enjoy freedom to do the things we love because of sacrifices made by our soldiers.

Symbols from our Little Birdie kitchens and gardens are ANZAC Biscuits, freshly baked, and aromatic sprigs of rosemary.

Today we are reminded that rosemary is significant for Australians and New Zealanders as it is found growing wild on the Gallipoli peninsula.

The ANZAC Biscuit was first known as the Soldiers' Biscuit. When friends and families sent food to their soldiers in World War One it had to remain edible and retain nutritional value without refrigeration for long periods of time. The ANZAC Biscuit met this need...

... plus, they are delicious!

Check out previous blog post for our favourite ANZAC Biscuit recipe.

Carole & Gerri

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