Thursday, 10 September 2009

skʊn - #728

Mrs jb's been baking scones.

"skʊn" as in "on"

Not ˈ"ōn as in "disown".

The Americans call them biscuits, which is quite strange.

They have them with gravy, which is even strangerer.

We have ours with Tayberry Preserve from the Hi-Rise Bread Company in Cambridge, MA (or Mrs Frank the Potter's homemade strawberry jam) with whipped cream on a Nigel Lambert plate with tea from a Pascal Balay tea bowl.


Very nice, too.

5 comments:

B SQUARED said...

Sounds divine. Only in the South do they have biscuits wiyh gravy. Jam and Preserves in the rest of the country.

Kate said...

Hey, Welcome Back!! It's been way too long, and of course, you returned with food!

Since tomorrow is my birthday, I'll consider your return a gift. 9/11 is a lousy day for my natal day, but I'll just make it a birthday week.

Leif Hagen said...

Delicious photo! Welcome back! I'm new to CDP since you were active in March. Kind regards from EAGAN daily photo in Minnesota, USA

Bat said...

Glad you are back... :-)

Virginia said...

Well you can just "hush up" about gravy and biscuits! IT's mighty fine but we are also "cultured" enuff to appreciate biscuits/scones with whatever. I LURV a scone and believe it or not, we have bakeries down here that can bake a mighty fine scone.........so theah!

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