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How To Dunk A Biscuit


  11:00:11 pm, by Nimble   , 136 words  
Categories: Distractions

How To Dunk A Biscuit

Len Fisher, author of How To Dunk A Doughnut came to the aid of the Mad Labs crew to try to help perfect dunking biscuits for the maximum in slightly soggy flavour-boosting without the dreaded plop of soaked-through cookie crumbs into the bottom of your cup of hot liquid.

What he determined was that the best dunk is a flat, one-sided dunk. Let only one flat side of your tasty treat touch the liquid, and you'll have the best soggy/solid dunk.

They didn't touch on how awkward that might be if you have less than a full cup, or small-mouthed cup, but they did seem like they might have won a few converts at the test in the café.

Plus, I just wanted to have an excuse to try out more doodling with Xara :)

Dunking your biscuit flat


Comment from: dena [Member]  

Ritchie, I am your wife and I love you.

And… you are *SUCH* a nerd!

*shakes head and laughs*

Smooch! <3

11/19/06 @ 11:25
Comment from: Adam [Member]  

I truly hope that you haven’t just invented the world’s first non-euclidian teacup, Ritchie.

11/19/06 @ 11:36
Comment from: Nimble [Member]  

Now I’m just being abused by everyone! *laugh* :)

I love you, too, Dena. Now prepare to be accosted!

Adam -> I often drink tea in hyperbolic 4-space. Trying to get a closed surface that the tea doesn’t fall out of the cup is a bit of a challenge, though. Degrees of freedom and liquid containment don’t mix.

Actually, figuring out the spline system in Xara is driving me a little nuts. I can’t quite get cusps happening, and mirroring/combining have troubles at the join points. I think I’ve got some ideas how to cheat past that for the next project, though :)

11/19/06 @ 13:03