People really appreciate freshly made nibbles to eat with drinks. For these light and thin savoury biscuits you can make the dough as far in advance as you like and keep it in a long roll in the freezer, ready to be quickly made into biscuits.
Sift the flour, baking powder, cayenne pepper and sugar into a bowl.
Cut the butter into small pieces and rub into the flour until crumbly. Drain the oil from the anchovies into the mixture, slice the anchovy fillets into very small pieces and stir them into the mixture with the grated Cheddar. Using floured hands, gather up the dough into 2 balls and form each ball into a long roll, either round- or oval-shaped, about
To bake the biscuits,
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