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Turf cakes

Cakes
Endangered
Yorkshire

Any of several simple buttery flat cakes baked in a covered pan among the ashes of a peat-fire.

'Yorkshire Painted And Described' (1908) by Gordon Home has "I stepped into the little parlour, with its sanded floor, and demanded 'fat rascals' and tea. The girl was not surprised at my request, for the hot turf cakes supplied at the inn are known to all the neighbourhood by this unusual name."



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