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Classic Bull

By Stephen Bull

Published 2001

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There are probably thousands of delicious, eponymously named cakes, sweet tarts and biscuits to be found throughout the small towns of France, but very few of them seem to have crossed the Channel. Perhaps pithiviers owes its presence here to the proselytizing of Jane Grigson, who wrote about it in her excellent book Good Things. She mentions a variant of the filling – frangipani – which includes a pig’s