British biscuit = American cookie

Have you tried any of these? If so, which is your favorite? One of the things I enjoyed while traveling in England (and then later living there), was heating up the electric kettle in my hotel room for tea and discovering which biscuit they left for me that day. I think my ultimate favorite is the Hobnob. Luckily, we can find most of these at World Market. Cheers.

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Courtesy of the Great British Tea Party

A tea lady brings round refreshments for British office workers in the 1970s. All over the U.K., the arrival of the tea ladies with trolleys loaded with a steaming tea urn and a tray of cakes or buns was the high point of the workday.
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