Short. Crunchy. Melty. A spray of crumbs when broken. Sugar covered. With or without fork pricked dimples. Flour. Butter. Sugar.
Scottish. Walkers. Dean’s. McVittie’s. Lorna Doone.
In a tin. In a packet. In a tube. Snack pack. Phone box. Tardis. Routemaster.
Lemon zest. Vanilla. Cinnamon. Raspberry. Choc chips. Choc dipped. Strawberry jam. Cranberries. Lavender. Chili.
Shortbread. Shortbread cookie. Sablé. Butter cookie. Galette. Finger. Jodenkoek. Jammie Dodger. Qurabiya.
With coffee. Dunked in builder’s. Crumbled with sips of matcha. Chunks falling into hot cocoa mug. Paired with madeira. Cheered with prosecco.
And I’ve just baked a batch of fantastic shortbread biscuits sprinkled with sugar which melt in your mouth and I’ve built a sky-high Jenga out of my shortbreads and I’m going to eat them one by one pulling them out of all the precarious spots which surely makes it the best version of Jenga ever as you not only get to eat lots of biscuits but also your Jenga will never ever fall down.