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paul.fr

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why do some biscuits last longer than others?
« on: 24/10/2007 13:22:44 »
having a jolly nice cup of tea this morning, i noticed that when i dunked a rich tea biscuit in, it soaked up the tea and went all mushy within seconds. Yet when i did the same with a ginger biscuit, it lasted ages before going mushy.
why is that?


 

lyner

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why do some biscuits last longer than others?
« Reply #1 on: 24/10/2007 14:23:03 »
There's a great book called "How to dunk a doughnut: The science of everyday life"  by Len Fisher. It discusses a lot of those situations.
 

paul.fr

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why do some biscuits last longer than others?
« Reply #2 on: 24/10/2007 16:05:10 »
Thank you, man with boat. But, lets assume i don't have that book (good assumption, as i don't). what would the answer be?
 

lyner

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why do some biscuits last longer than others?
« Reply #3 on: 24/10/2007 16:09:08 »
Just eat a lot of biscuits and learn which are the 'high risk' ones,
 

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why do some biscuits last longer than others?
« Reply #4 on: 24/10/2007 16:09:46 »
Perhaps ginger has some kind of property that makes it more crisp and less water resistant!

Do you know the ingredients in both products!
 

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