Australias Favourite Biscuit
Long associated with the Australia and New Zealand Army Corps, these delightfully chewy, oaty biscuits were initially sent by wives and women's groups to soldiers serving overseas. The reason being this recipe keeps well and will not quickly spoil, meaning it could survive the long sea journey.
The biscuits were also used by some to ferry message back and forth. Soldiers would use the original hardtack biscuits to write notes, paint little pictures or get creative. The Australia War Memorial has many fine examples from WWI in its collection, that have remained in tack...though we wouldn't advise eating one.
Anzac Day in Australia and New Zealand is a day for remembrance of the great sacrifices made by many over all of Australia and New Zealands long military history.
These biscuits are of course very popular on Anzac Day but are big hit down under all year round.
Gorgeous commemorative tins are made now celebrating the