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Old 09-11-2006, 05:20 AM   #1
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Translation..

I'm lost... my translator isn't really a help to me...
what do you call this:


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Old 09-11-2006, 05:40 AM   #2
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tea biscuit, cookie, cracker....in that order.

It's not sweet like a cookie, but not savory like a cracker, either.

Digestive is another word for it. They were served to settle the stomach after a large meal.
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Old 09-11-2006, 05:42 AM   #3
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thanks, vera ;o)

but you say there are not sweet??
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Old 09-11-2006, 05:46 AM   #4
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I would just call it a biscuit! The sub division of biscuit would be tea-biscuit, I agree VB. We (UK) call a digestive a coarser, less sweet still, biscuit that a rich tea biscuit, and a cracker is for us what you have cheese on...like water crackers, or matzos or ritz crackers! Although we also eat chese with digestives sometimes.
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I LOVE THOSE when i use to go to germany with my oma she fed me those...

in english its a butter cookie.. they dont taste the same as a tea digestive.. more of cross between a shortbread and a tea digestive..

Oh how i miss those!!
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Old 09-11-2006, 06:44 AM   #6
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jen, do you want me to sent some to you? ;o)
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Oh Cara, I know you can do better than that... it is written right on the biscuit... "butterkeks" >>>> "butter biscuits/butter cookies"
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Yes but they are SOOOOOOOOO tasty
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Old 09-11-2006, 12:28 PM   #9
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Oh Cara, I know you can do better than that... it is written right on the biscuit... "butterkeks" >>>> "butter biscuits/butter cookies"

I know.. but would you understand, what I mean...?
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I know.. but would you understand, what I mean...?
Of course! But also because I am familiar with Leibniz. They are a little dryer and crispier than the most widely known type of butter biscuits, like the danish ones. So you could add that explanation, too...
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