Policy
This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, they are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping baskets, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, they will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable them on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at theĀ About Cookie Website which offers guidance for all modern browsers
History
Cookies for the internet were originally developed in 1995 by the Netscape Communications Corporation. The word comes from ‘magic cookie,’ a term in programming languages for a piece of information shared between co-operating pieces of software. The choice of the word cookie appears to come from the American tradition of giving and sharing edible cookies.
Recipe for Cookies
If you came thinking you were going to get a cookie recipe click here . This will take you to the BBC food site for a recipe, they seem to have quite a few.