Adamson's Pittenweem Handmade Oatcakes

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Adamson's Pittenweem Handmade Oatcakes
12 Routine Row, Pittenweem, Fife, KY10 2LG
  • Telephone 01333 409631
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  • Website adamsons-oatcakes.co.uk

Allegedly the oldest bakery in the UK, Adamson's exclusively produce hand-made oatcakes from Ken Adamson's Granny Agnes's 1887 recipe. Even the traditional stone-floored ovens they are cooked in date back to the 1930s. The thick, crumbly triangular biscuits have been named a Rick Stein Food Hero, and can be found at specialist food shops around the UK, including I. J. Mellis cheese stores around Scotland and Neal's Yard Dairy in London.

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Allegedly the oldest bakery in the UK, Adamson's exclusively produce hand-made oatcakes from an 1887 recipe that belonged to Ken Adamson's Granny Agnes. Even the traditional stone-floored ovens they are cooked in date back to the 1930s. The thick, crumbly triangular biscuits have been named a Rick Stein Food Hero, and can be found at specialist food shops around the UK, including I. J. Mellis cheese stores around the country. They're also sold from fish merchants' vans in the west of Scotland.

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