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Staffordshire Oatcakes

Postby Pepper Pig » March 2nd, 2017, 3:36 pm

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Re: Staffordshire Oatcakes

Postby karadekoolaid » March 3rd, 2017, 2:07 am

Now there`s something that looks interesting. I`ve never eaten them; they might just be a positive addition to my breakfast menus!
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Re: Staffordshire Oatcakes

Postby Hope » March 3rd, 2017, 7:50 am

I've never had them either, but disappointed they've added wheat flour. I thought they'd just been made with oat. Will have to google for a recipe without.
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Re: Staffordshire Oatcakes

Postby StokeySue » March 3rd, 2017, 11:29 am

I have bought Staffordshire oatcakes from Neal's Yard cheese and I've eaten the Derbyshire version in the Peak District
Love them :tu:
I've often thought about making them but have never got a round tuit.
Given this prod, that I now have the time, I have a box of expensive organic oatmeal that makes horrible porridge I might just give it a try sometime soon

Hope, as FC says they were originally made with all oats, but the texture is better with 50/50, and the texture is certainly part of what makes them nice. I suspect that all oat ones will be inclined to crumble like Scottish oatcakes, I'd be inclined to use gluten free bread four in with the oats to end up with a wrap that actually wraps

The story is that originally they were made by French prisoners of war in the Napoleonic era who missed their buckwheat galettes and used oats istead
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Re: Staffordshire Oatcakes

Postby Ratatouille » March 4th, 2017, 1:58 pm

I love the Derbyshire version too Sue. My SI, in Derbyshire, makes a mean oatcake. I wish I could get the ingredients.
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Re: Staffordshire Oatcakes

Postby Herbidacious » March 5th, 2017, 7:47 pm

As I said elsewhere, I always make a point of buying them when I visit my mother and we get to go to the Chatsworth Farm shop.

I once tried making them and failed and decided it wasn't worth the effort. Probably worth another go though.
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