SJ8857 : Povey's Oatcakes

taken 8 years ago, near to Biddulph, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Povey's Oatcakes
Povey's Oatcakes
Staffordshire oatcakes are a local delicacy and in no way resemble Scottish oatcakes. They look like an Indian chapatti or even a Mexican tortilla- there seem to be several opinions on how they originated, one story being that local housewives invented them for their soldier-husbands returning from service in the Indian Raj who complained of missing the food from there (hence the resemblance to the chapatti). They are eaten hot and rolled up with a filling of your choice. Povey's themselves are a long established Stoke-on-Trent based company, but a fairly recent newcomer to Biddulph.
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Tuesday, 19 January, 2010   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 19 January, 2010
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 883 577 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:7.0242N 2:10.5129W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 883 578
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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