Chemistry and baking are very much alike, right? They both utilize precise measurements and techniques in the hopes of getting just the right chemical reaction. Sometimes while tinkering around you create something amazing… and sometimes you just get a really nasty smell.

Really the only difference is, in chemistry you never get to lick your spoon.

from Not So Humble Pie’s blog

This is exactly what I have thought about chemistry and cooking for years.  And as for these biscuits – all I need is an excuse to make them!