By: Ava NItzan
In the same way that these captivating crustaceans have an intricate body structure. For example, the shrimp's average size is about 1.5 to 3 inches and multiple shrimp species are extremely microscopic that many other animals cannot see them! In continuation, this petite organism has 10 legs on the thorax, their swimmerets on its abdominal segments, and the smooth, hard exoskeleton that must shed over a period of time. In addition, the puny animals that are sold as food are often gray or brown, while the tropical shrimp are brightly colored, and the exoskeleton is transparent and colorless. Certainly, these complex critters have an appealing appearance.
Not only that, but shrimp have a fascinating location, that will be excellent to know. For example, these distinctive creatures can be found in fresh, salt, and brackish waters! Plus they live in all different regions and adapt easily to different water conditions. Furthermore, shrimp are plentiful in warmer seas. Also, they are known to stay in immense schools. Truly, these exceptional organisms have a unique habitat.
Besides that, these tiny animals move very differently from other crustaceans. For instance, these little creatures are mainly swimmers rather than crawlers. Similarly, they swim forward by paddling their abdominal swimmerets. Likewise, they can also swim backwards by quickly moving their fanlike tails. Definitely, it is interesting to learn how shrimp move.
225 g plain flour
25 g cocoa powder
1 tbsp malted milk drink (I used Horlicks
1 level tsp baking powder
115g butter (softened)
115g caster sugar
2 tbsp golden syrup
100g softened butter
2 tsp cocoa powder
1 tsp malted milk powder
200g milk chocolate
Set oven 325°F. Sift together the cocoa, flour, malted milk powder and baking powder. In a separate bowl cream together butter and sugar. When nice and fluffy add the syrup. Add the mixture to the flour, cocoa and baking powder mixture then knead together. It may take a while to become doughy but keep at it and it will come together. Take two layers of parchment paper. Place the ball of dough between the sheets of parchment and squish a little. Roll out the dough to a thickness of about ¼ inch. Cut the dough into fingers, you can use a ruler and sharp knife for this. Using a ruler and knife pays off when you put the biscuits together. The finished biscuits are about 6cm long and 4cm wide. Place onto parchment on a baking tray. Bake for approximately 17 minutes. Remove from oven . Leave in tray until almost cool, then transfer onto wire rack. Beat together the ingredients for the filling, then use to sandwich biscuits together. Melt the chocolate in a bowl over barely simmering water. Remove the bowl from the pan. Dip the biscuit sandwiches into the chocolate until completely covered. Shake off excess chocolate. Place on a rack to cool and harden.
Tim tam is a brand of chocolate biscuits made by the Australian food company Arnott’s. A tim tam is made of two layers of chocolate, separated by a light chocolate cream filling, and coated in a thin layer of textured chocolate. These biscuits were created by Ian Norris but named by Ross Arnott who attended the 1958 Kentucky Derby and decided that the name of the winning horse, Tim Tam was a perfect name for their new treats.They also came in more than one flavors which include dark chocolate, white chocolate, caramel, and dark mint. Lastly, these sweets are mainly found in Indonesia and Australia.