Staffordshire Oatcakes

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Not much like the article as I wrote it but still great to see the Oatcake added to the Atlas!

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Hi! Thanks for checking in and writing about these wonderful oatcakes! Happy to explain the updates: The original piece was edited to match our guidelines for entries in this section of the website. If you have any other questions, feel free to shoot us an email at!

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OK , where is a recipe ?

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I prefer the Derbyshire oatcake - not so big (only about 6 or 7 inches in diameter)

FYI, no-one in Stoke would ever call these “Tunstall Tortillas”, “Potteries Poppadums” or “Magical Circles of Deliciousness”…

Hey @paulship57! There’s a great article about the ingredients and recipe for them here: