Amuse Bouche

Jacob’s biscuit and cake stand was described as follows: ‘amongst the 200 or more varieties, may be seen the well-known Cream Crackers, also Walnut Cream, At Home, Five O’Clock Tea, Arrowroot, Oxford Lunch, their new royalist ranges, the King’s Own and Coronation, ‘a rich shortbread with a glacĂ© cherry in centre’ and so on. The backdrop to the stand was a wall of colourful biscuit boxes 7 ft (2m) high….

from The Cork International Exhibition 1902-1903 by Daniel Breen & Tom Spalding (2014)

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