The undisputed king of the large diameter biscuits, this is truly an iconic biscuit.
It is a biscuit with a crumbly texture and a simple flavor which some people find quite appealing. It has a rich, nutty flavor with a hint of sweetness from the included sugar.
A digestive biscuit sometimes referred to as a sweet meal biscuit. The typical digestive biscuit contains coarse brown wheat flour (which gives it its distinctive texture and flavour), partially hydrogenated vegetable oil, and sugar, whole meal, cultured skimmed milk, partially inverted sugar syrup, raising agents, and salt
How to Select
Many brands exist and to the common person, all brands probably taste alike. It is easily available. Choose from the brands available in the market - Small or Large packet as desired. Confirm on freshness by checking the manufacturing as well as expiry dates.
· It tastes delicious either plain or with any kind of cheese or jam.
· Some people enjoy dunking digestive biscuits in tea or coffee to soften them slightly before consuming them, and digestives are commonly on offer with beverages.
· They can also be pulverized to make cracker crusts for things like cheesecakes, or they can be enjoyed on their own.
How to Store
Once opened, store it in air tight container at room temperature. Avoid air or moisture exposure as it might loose its crispiness and could bet sticky too. Once opened, will stay good for 2 to 3 weeks
· They are high in refined carb sugars and high on the Glycemic Index, which means they can cause a rapid rise in blood-glucose levels, leading to excessive insulin production and a sudden drop in blood sugar.
· The fiber content is very good as it uses all whole meal and also some have husks of the grain.