Walkers Stem Ginger
I have been rather naughty in this posting by stepping outside the biscuits which you can buy easily from supermarkets. These biscuits are only available through caterers and I imagine most people will have only come across them in their workplace. The reason why I have included them is as a counter-balance to my disappointment over the Deluxe Stem Ginger biscuits that I reviewed earlier this month: http://rooksmoor.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/biscuit-blog-deluxe-stem-ginger-butter.html
The Walkers version does not aim to be a butter biscuit and lacks the creaminess even of the Lidl Deluxe version. However, there is a good snap to biting these, they are not powdery nor do they break away. There is not a rich flavour to the biscuit itself, hence the 4-star rating, but flavour is left to the stem ginger in the biscuit. These pieces have a nice chewiness to them without tasting overly crystalised. Lidl could easily produce a biscuit as good as these, especially for the Deluxe range. That is why I have included this one here to show what is feasible with stem ginger.