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The Official Downton Abbey Cookbook

By Annie Gray

Published 2019

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Pikelets, the Welsh cousins of crumpets, are classic British breakfast fare. The glory of them is in the pattern of small holes on their surface, which means they can take a satisfyingly large amount of butter before they become saturated and the butter drips down your arm. They are not only good for breakfast but are also excellent toasted as a late-night snack, and any leftovers would have been happily consumed by servants in a house such as Downton—by the early 1920s possibly even using