This dough is very good to work with, so the cookies
will not take as long as you might think.
A baking recipe inspired by literature found on theguardian.com
They all had dinner – fourteen of them round the immense three-pedestal table extended to its uttermost and even then they were crammed round it. They ate four roast chickens, bread sauce, mashed potato and runner beans followed by plum tart and what the Duchy called Shape – blancmange.
From “The Light Years” by Elizabeth Jane Howard