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Tosset cake

Margaret Duggan

by Margaret Duggan

Posted: 06 Sep 2013 @ 12:05

TOSSET cakes sound more like biscuits to me: basic shortbread with less than the usual sugar, caraway seeds, and coriander. But they are considered one of the "lost foods" of the UK that TV chef Jamie Oliver (left in picture) and fellow chef Jimmy Doherty (right) are currently searching for. They will be featured on Channel 4 next year.

It seems that the tosset cake is local to Stalmine and Preesall, in Blackburn diocese, marking the feast of ...

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