- Biscuits de la joie
Updated on 05/27/2020
The biscuits de la joie are biscuits from the Middle Ages, whose recipe was developed by Hildegarde de Bingen, nun and woman of letters. These biscuits are composed of spices of joy (cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves), spelt flour and almonds provide crunch. Like many recipes at that time, this one was supposed to have medicinal properties thanks to spices and flour.