Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | September 15, 2013

Biscuits for the Sea

IMG_7376-001  Ship biscuit (alias hardtack) were made from wheat flour and water kneaded until very stiff and baked until dry.  The shape varied from round to square but typically pierced with holes to facilitate the drying.  The ship biscuit were frequently broken (as pictured) for use in receipts (recipes).

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